Ahead of its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, Focus Features has unveiled the first official trailer for Paul Schrader’s new film The Card Counter starring Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, and Willem Dafoe.
The film follows William Tell (Isaac), a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy. Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk (Sheridan), a vulnerable & angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. Gaining backing from mysterious gambling financier La Linda, Tell takes Cirk with him on the road, going from casino to casino until the unlikely trio set their sights on winning the World Series of poker in Las Vegas. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.
Check out the first trailer for The Card Counter below:
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Focus Features has debuted an official trailer for the enigmatic thriller Promising Young Woman, the feature directorial debut of Killing Eve producer/writer Emerald Fennell, which is a delicious new take on revenge starring Carey Mulligan.
Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman… until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in her life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. But now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.
Check out the trailer for Promising Young Woman below:
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Gary Oldman inhabits the role of Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright’s new film, Darkest Hour. The first trailer for Darkest Hour has been released online, offering just a hint of Oldman’s performance as Churchill, one that is already generating award buzz. The extensive makeup and Oldman’s lowered, gruff voice makes the versatile actor almost unrecognizable.
This iteration of the famed Churchill will be hitting screens just after John Lithgow’s great turn as the British Prime Minister on Netflix’s The Crown, a performance to which Lithgow has already collected numerous awards for.
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