This “Absolut x Marvel” line isn’t real, but maybe — if enough folks post about it and the right marketing people get wind of it — the campaign could become a reality.
The good folks over at CBR first spotted these bottles, by Indonesian designer Krizia Soetaniman, who came up with the idea to combine the Absolut bottle with minimalist portraits of Marvel characters Captain America, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Thor, Hulk and — yes, really — Iron Man, along with baddies Venom and Magneto.
While this is liquor line is certainly not for children (or, seriously, alcoholic Tony Stark!), surely there are enough Marvel fans of legal drinking age around the world to justify putting this into production!
Here is a bunch of hero and villain images from X-Men: Days of Future Past, which opens tomorrow:
Director Bryan Singer is already looking past this summer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past to 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, which will once again “somewhat” adapt a popular storyline from the comic books.
“[The movie] won’t necessarily create an alternate universe [as in the comics], but there may be some swapping things that I’m playing with,” Singer told Entertainment Weekly.
Screenwriter Simon Kinberg added: “From a visual standpoint it actually may be a bigger movie than Days of Future Past because there’ll be disaster-movie imagery, like the title would imply.”
The latest video clip intended to create buzz about next summer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past may make a few folks cringe since it tries to link Magneto (Michael Fassbender) to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — just days after the USA marked the solemn 50th anniversary of the tragedy.
Personally, I don’t think the video crosses the line into bad taste, but I also don’t see any particular reason why it needed to be done — unless the assassination conspiracy ties directly into the plot of the new movie.
Looks like director Bryan Singer and X-Men: Days of Future Past have taken up the gauntlet cast down by Captain America: The Winter Soldier and turned out a pretty amazing trailer.
Yes, it’s Bryan Singer and the X-Men. All of them. In the immortal words of Stan Lee: ’Nuff said!