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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Argo Quotes

Tony Mendez: We are responsible for these people.
Jack O'Donnell: What we are is required to follow orders.

John Chambers: [after hearing of the plan to get the hostages out] So you want to come to Hollywood, act like a big shot...
Tony Mendez: Yeah.
John Chambers: ...without actually doing anything?
Tony Mendez: Yeah.
John Chambers: [smiles] You'll fit right in!

Argo Review

To borrow the tagline of Argo, the movie may have been fake -- but the mission was real. The Ben Affleck-directed film, based on the...

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