LOS ANGELES GOES ATOMIC FOR ATOMIC BLONDE DAY
This past Saturday, July 15, Los Angeles celebrated Atomic Blonde Day as an army of Atomic Blondes dressed as Charlize Theron’s MI6 spy character, Lorraine Broughton, took over the city to celebrate the film’s release on July 28.
The mob of fierce blondes in black trench coats where seen at each of Puerto Rican muralist, Moncho1929’s custom neon wall paintings in Melrose Heights and Venice Beach. Press, influencers and passersby stopped by to grab a shot with the flash mob.
Fans are invited to stop by the murals located at the below locations through August 7:
Venice – 1611 Pacific Ave. Corner of Pacific and Windward (Next to Eggslut)
Melrose – 8251 Melrose Ave. Corner of Melrose and Harper Ave (Carrera Café, Across from the Paul Smith wall)
SOHO – Grand St & Thompson St.
More about Moncho1929
Originally born and raised in New York City, Moncho1929 has lived and worked in London, Italy, Korea and currently in Los Angeles. Through all of these transitions he has continued to be influenced by modern media and the urban artwork surrounding it.
Moncho1929 has had shows for his works in various galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami and London.
Apart from having worked in the many private collections across the world including the French Consulate in Los Angeles and Soho House., he has also been previously commissioned by NBC’s “The Voice”, Whole Foods Market Corporate, a national commercial for the global investment giant Ivesco, The City of Glendale California, The City of West Hollywood, CA, The City of San Pedro a national ad campaign for New Amsterdam Spirits Co., the Los Angeles Public Library, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, The NBA ( Los Angeles Cippers) and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Co.
His murals are archived with the Los Angeles Mural Conservancy and the Google Street Art Project and have been used by The University of Southern California, Huffington Post, numerous television shows, national commercials and news outlets. Most recently he has been interviewed and featured on CNN Espanol for his work in galleries and his public works.
More about the film:
Oscar® winner Charlize Theron explodes into summer in Atomic Blonde, a breakneck action-thriller that follows MI6’s most lethal assassin through a ticking time bomb of a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors.
The crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.
A blistering blend of sleek action, gritty sexuality and dazzling style, Atomic Blonde is directed by David Leitch (John Wick, upcoming Deadpool 2). Also starring John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones, the film is based on the Oni Press graphic novel series “The Coldest City,” by Antony Johnston & illustrator Sam Hart. Kurt Johnstad (300) wrote the screenplay.
Cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones
Directed by: David Leitch
Screenplay by: Kurt Johnstad
Based on the Oni Press Graphic Novel Series “The Coldest City,” Written by: Antony Johnston and Illustrated by: Sam Hart
Produced by: Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, A.J. Dix, Kelly McCormick, Eric Gitter, Peter Schwerin
Executive Producers: Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg, Joe Nozemack, Steven V. Scavelli, Ethan Smith, David Guillod, Kurt Johnstad