It’s finally here. After wrapping up production last year, we thought Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s first Hollywood feature Stoker was a possible Cannes debut, but it didn’t show up there and finally nabbed a spring 2013 release date from Fox Searchlight. Now the wait is over and the first piece of footage has arrived. While a full trailer is coming next week, I was able to extract the 45-second HD look from the latest episode of Entertainment Tonight.
With a sinister tone, one can clearly see the reported influences from Alfred Hitchcock‘s Shadow of a Doubt as this one tells the story of Nicole Kidman as a recently widowed mother of a young girl (Mia Wasikowska), both of whom are visited by the latter’s estranged and mysterious uncle, Charlie (Matthew Goode). People begin to go missing, and all the stakes are raised right alongside a possible body count. From a script by Prison Break star Wentworth Miller, check out the promising footage below, for the film also starring Jacki Weaver and Dermot Mulroney.
Stoker arrives on March 1st, 2013.
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Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
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