ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE & MONDO ANNOUNCE ZACK SNYDER “DIRECTOR’S SERIES”

Austin, TX--- Friday, March 25, 2011---Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, is pleased to unveil the next “Director’s Series” featuring the films of Zack Snyder.  Mondo kicks things off with a breathtaking Ken Taylor print from Synder’s new film Sucker Punch.  The series will continue with artwork from world famous artists for Zack Synder’s filmography, including Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen and Legend of the Guardians.

“I always hope when I create my movies that they will inspire people to embrace them in their own way," says director Zack Snyder. "Ken’s interpretation of Sucker Punch is super awesome and perfectly captured our vision for the film, and I am grateful Mondo has chosen to honor my work in this profound way. I can’t wait to see the rest of the set.”

“I've never met Zack Snyder before, but I'm sure if I did, we'd become fast pals. I mean, the guy obviously has amazing taste.  Zombies, comic books, Frank Miller, owls and now girls with guns, zombies, dragons and mech suits?!  Yeah, he's my kind of guy.  Imagine my excitement when we asked him to be part of the director's series and he gave us an excited YES!  Although it will be no easy task, hopefully we can make this series half as exciting and beautiful as Zack Snyder’s movies,” said Mondo Creative Director, Justin Ishmael.

Title: Sucker Punch
Artist: Ken Taylor
Edition: Regular (285), Variant (105)
Price: Regular ($45), Variant ($70)
Sale Date: March 25, 2011 (follow @MondoNews for on sale announcement)

Alamo Drafthouse & Mondo celebrate the very best of classic, cult and contemporary films with stunning works of art, printed on high quality, hand numbered screen prints.  Their licensed poster series for Star Wars and Star Trek have become some of the most popular collectibles for film and pop culture connoisseurs. 

About Mondo

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star WarsStar Trek & Universal Monsters. Championed for their limited edition screen printed posters, Mondo focuses on bringing art back to movie posters by working with artists such as Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, Martin Ansin and others. Besides creating stunning works for beloved classics and contemporary films, Mondo produces posters for featured Alamo Drafthouse events and inaugurated a "Director's Series" that will focus on a celebrated filmmaker's body of work.  Mondo recently announced its first project as a game publisher with the adaptation for Hobo with a Shotgun, available exclusively on Apple’s App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

About Alamo Drafthouse

The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United Sates and an online collectible art store. Named “the best theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed “The Geek Telluride” by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood Studios. The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website.

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