Brian Wilson film 'Love & Mercy' gets groovy new poster—Exclusive
Beach Boy and legendary songwriter Brian Wilson blew a lot of people’s minds—including his own—with the music he crafted for the band in the late ’60s. It is an era that is most definitely evoked in the new poster you can view above for this summer’s Brian Wilson bio-pic, Love & Mercy.
The poster was designed by artist and music-video director Kii Arens. “Creating the poster for Love & Mercy is a Holy Grail move for me,” Arens said in a statement. “I’ve been a huge fan of Brian and his music forever and the film is an absolute stunner. I wanted to tickle the memory banks of an endless summer with a touch of sorrowful madness in this design. The big blue wave worked perfectly to illustrate the struggles that exist in the genius mind of this world’s finest living legend.”
Love & Mercy is directed by Bill Pohlad and stars Paul Dano as the ’60s-era Wilson, while John Cusack portrays the troubled songsmith in middle age. The film will be released June 5.