What already looks like a stupid movie just got worse. There was a version of the movie poster that removed the one black couple from the shot. The studio claims that it was just to limit the poster to actors/actresses that are more internationally known, but that seems a little fishy to Intern. Intern has no idea who Malin Akerman or Jean Reno are, but they were included on the UK poster. Obviously the UK has a different culture than the US, but this bad marketing decision is doing the UK a disservice by making it seem like they can't handle a black couple in a romantic comedy.
"Couples Retreat" Poster in UK Removes Black Couple - The Media Show
16 November 2009 @ 01:20 pm
"Couples Retreat" Poster in UK Removes Black Couple