New Nicholas Cage movie posters are effortlessly eerie

Longlegs poster design
(Image credit: Neon)

It's safe to say that Nicholas Cage has had a diverse film career, but his latest movie, Longlegs, looks to be his scariest yet. Four new posters have been unveiled for the serial killer horror film that promises to be a truly spine-chilling experience.

We've already seen our fair share of stunning film posters this year, but the Longlegs posters are a prime example of how minimalist design can be a great storytelling tool. With understated yet chilling imagery, the simple posters effortlessly create an eerie ambience that's frightfully captivating.

Longlegs poster

(Image credit: Neon)

Longlegs is by Osgood Perkins, son of legendary Scream actor Anthony Perkins. From the posters alone, there's little context of the film's plotline, but the creepy visuals certainly create a foreboding aura. The typography appears to be a mixture of Helvetica Bold and Futura Bold, giving the posters a contemporary feel. With disjointed spacing, the posters have a certain visual uncertainty, made more chilling by the contrasting red font colour against the background.

Each poster features a different scene of varying graphic content but they share cohesive colour grading, giving each poster a faded, sepia-toned effect. Paired with the grainy filtering and shadowy composition, each image feels distinctly creepy, making even the seemingly inoffensive snowy scene poster feel tense and anxiety-inducing.

Longlegs poster

(Image credit: Neon)

As a huge horror fan, I'm really excited to see more promotional content for Longlegs. The stylish, understated posters feel like a callback to more classic horror flicks that prioritise ambience over jumpscares and I hope Longlegs will mark a return to more slow-burn horror. The film is set to release this year, but an official date has not been confirmed – I'll be keeping an eye out for updates.

If you're after more stunning poster designs, check out the recent Tenet rerelease poster that had fans in awe. For more from the world of film, take a look at the new Joker logo that features a slight typo.

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Natalie Fear
Staff Writer

Natalie is Creative Bloq's staff writer. With an eye for trending topics and a passion for internet culture, she brings you the latest in art and design news. A recent English Literature graduate, Natalie enjoys covering the lighter side of the news and brings a fresh and fun take to her articles. Outside of work (if she’s not glued to her phone), she loves all things music and enjoys singing sweet folky tunes.