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The Sisters Brothers Trailer Offers Up An Irreverent Look At An All-Star Western

Annapurna Pictures has released the first trailer for The Sisters Brothers, the upcoming dark-comedy-western from director Jacques Audiard! The story, a genre-hybrid with comedic elements, takes place in Oregon in 1851 and based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name.

Check out the first trailer for The Sisters Brothers below:

The trailer, set to a variation on Soft Cell’s 1980s classic “Tainted Love,” introduces the brothers with Eli (Reilly) ready to hang up his six-shooter and “open a store.” Charlie (Phoenix) is skeptical and likes their current gig — as well as having a taste for a tipple. Gyllenhaal is their prospector prey and Ahmed the chemist who’s developed a formula for finding gold. The film is Jacques Audiard’s follow-up to his Palme D’Or Winning Dheepan, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Starring as the title pair are Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line, Her, The Master) and John C. Reilly (Step Brothers, Wreck-It Ralph), and joining them in the film are Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Prisoners), and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One, Venom).

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Audiard’s longtime collaborator Thomas Bidegain co-wrote the script with him and finally brought this long-in-development project to the screen. John C. Reilly originally optioned the novel and will act as one of the produces on the film. Incidentally, Budegain directed Reilly in the 2015 film Les Cowboys.

You can also check out the first poster for the film, which hails from France.

Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers will arrive in theaters later this year.


Images: Annapurna

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Jason Bourne: First Action-Packed Trailer Hits

Universal Pictures released the first trailer in the next installment of the popular “Bourne” franchise. In the new film, Matt Damon returns to the celebrated role in Jason Bourne.

Check out the first trailer for Jason Bourne below:

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Trailer Impresses (Most) Fans, Some Vent Sexist Frustrations

We finally have some footage for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is the first stand alone in the new canon Star Wars universe…

The teaser trailer, an AT-AT filed minute and a half, has blown the pants off  diehards and skeptical fans alike, leaving them looking forward to the December premiere like a kid looks forward to Christmas. Most of them anyway…

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – What’s Next For Star Wars

The Disney/Lucasfilms plan to keep Star Wars at the forefront of our minds for the foreseeable future is certainly working.

Even the animated series Disney’s Rebels and the slew of books filled with back story secrets aren’t enough to satisfy fans. The next film in the franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is just under a year away and already the rumors are flying at light speed.

***Warning: Contains potential spoilers***

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