We've seen a few trailers for Summit's upcoming feature adaptation of Isaac Marion's novel Warm Bodies, along with a couple of posters that have fun with the zombie-romance element in the story. A few more posters have made their way online, courtesy of the Warm Bodies tumblr.
Based on Marion's novel, Warm Bodies is directed by Jonathan Levine (50/50) and follows R, a zombie residing at the airport of a major city in a post-apocalyptic world, who falls for a living girl named Julie. Instead of eating her, he protects her from his fellow zombies and the two form an unlikely relationship. As silly as the premise sounds, the story is told with humor, a bit of metaphor and a touch of gore all of which amounts to a story that actually works. The trailers suggest the film will adopt a similar tone.
Following in the staggering footsteps of the previously released posters, the latest posters, which were posted on the Warm Bodies tumblr (via Huffington Post), are very red and feature some of the characters.
Here we have Nicholas Hoult as R, holding a bouquet of mostly-dead flowers and standing next to the words "Love means never having to say you're undead."
I like the one blooming flower in the center. Maybe that one represents Julie. Or more likely, the last shred of life inside R.
Next up is Teresa Palmer as R's love interest, Julie.
There's nothing hotter than a girl with brains! Of course, Julie's gorgeous, and she has that sort of survivor look going on, complete with loose-laced boots, a sort of Sarah-Connorish tank top situation, minimal make-up and hair that's messy but still sort of perfect.
And this one celebrates the friendship between R and his zombie pal M (Rob Corddry).
Bros before brains! Words to
I'm loving the way Summit has been promoting the film. My hopes are high for this one, but everything we've seen so far suggests that Warm Bodies will be worth a trip to the theater next February.
Warm Bodies arrives in theaters February 1, 2013. More information, photos and videos can be found in our Blend FIlm Database.