Over at Slashfilm, the new posters for the film, Let Me In, from the director Matt Reeves, have been posted. The film is (saying that it is) based on the Swedish novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, and was previously adapted to film by Tomas Alfredson in 2008, although it was only pushed forward after the success of Tomas Alfredson’a 2008 film, Let the Right One In.
Either way, the film has been made and now we have some artwork. The posters are actually the international posters, so you won’t be seeing them in the U.S. anytime soon, but they definitely hint towards the tone of the film, the beauty behind the blood and gore. The white and red used in poster helps to again show the innocence of childhood mixed with the violence of death.
Check out the posters for the movie…
The poster of two children is especially charming in a mysterious way.
The novel (or movie) is about a 12-year-old boy named Oskar who befriends a 200-year-old vampire named Eli. The two become close friends, fall in love, and help each other grow up and become stronger. In the Americanized version, the names have been changed from the super Swedish Oskar and Eli to Owen and Abby. There had been previous mention that the age of the two children were going to be hiked up to try to tap into the Twilight craze, but it appears that may not be the case. Although the casting is not complete for the movie, there have been reports that Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road) is being considered for the role of Owen.
What do you think of the posters? Do you like them?
Let Me In has a tentative release date of Fall 2010.