Argo Character Posters Debut: The Mission Was a Movie

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Argo is a political drama that, as the new posters boast, is based on declassified information about a true historical event. Three new character posters for the film have dropped, featuring Ben Affleck, John Goodman (Trouble with the Curve), and Alan Arkin. Take a look (click thumbnails to enlarge):

Argo Ben Affleck Poster
Argo John Goodman Poster
Argo Alan Arkin Poster

Affleck, who also directed, plays Tony Mendez, a CIA officer working to extricate fled hostages from the Canadian embassy in Iran. Ultimately, he hires a Hollywood producer to stage a fake movie and pretend the hostages are part of the crew.

Bryan Cranston (Madagascar 3), Chris Messina, and Kyle Chandler also star.

Argo premiered earlier this month at the Toronto International Film Festival, and hits theaters October 12. Watch the Argo TV spot for more.

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This isn't entirely new, bucease it's been used once before but I thought it was VERY effective. When the movie Akeelah and the Bee was coming out they advertised on the cup sleeves at Starbucks. Every single one had an advertisement for that movie and EVERYONE knew about it bucease how many people in this country get Starbucks? I thought that was very effective though I don't know of the costs.

Argo Quotes

It's got horses in it, it's a Western.

Lester Siegel

If we wanted applause, we would have joined the circus.

Jack O'Donnell

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