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The 10 Least Essential Character Posters Of 2012

Photo of Oliver Lyttelton By Oliver Lyttelton | The Playlist December 5, 2012 at 10:22AM

There's been a plague in the movie marketing world of late. Virtually every major release -- and seemingly most minor ones as well -- is going far beyond single one-sheet artwork to sell its wares. Along with teasers, arty Mondo-type versions, IMAX editions and everything else in between, posters are released showcasing seemingly every last cast member in the movie.
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9. Nathan Lane in "Mirror Mirror"
How do you compete with a mega-budget rival film about the same story, featuring moody, action-packed images of A-listers Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron? With an overlit picture of Broadway star Nathan Lane dressed as a Regency prince, with inexplicable emphasis placed on his glasses.

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This article is related to: Features, Cloud Atlas, Hunger Games, Mirror Mirror, Argo, Gangster Squad, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Seven Psychopaths, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Dark Shadows, Frankenweenie


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