Shot last year, we’ve been heavily anticipating the next directorial effort from Robert Redford. Despite crafting one majorly dull film with The Conspirator, there’s a few factors that have our eyes on The Company You Keep. With a script from Lem Dobbs (The Limey, Haywire) and a score by Cliff Martinez (Drive, Contagion), the film has an excellent cast, toplined by Shia LaBeouf. The young actor is finally breaking out of his Michael Bay grasp and heading to much more enticing projects, including Lawless, bowing at Cannes this week.
Adapted from Neil Gordon‘s novel, the film centers on “a former Weather Underground militant Jim Grant (Redford) wanted by the FBI for 30 years for a Bank of Michigan robbery, who must go on the run when his true identity is exposed by a young, ambitious reporter (LaBeouf) hell-bent on making a name for himself.” Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Jackie Evancho, Brendan Gleeson, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper and Susan Sarandon round out the rest of the stellar ensemble.
The first look photo of the film has popped from the production company Voltage, which seem to mislabel it as a still from LaBeouf’s other upcoming project The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman. But that hasn’t even begun shooting yet and if you’ve seen any set photos (like the above), then one can see that the actor’s hairdo and costume perfectly match this still below, for the film which we expect to arrive on the fall festival circuit.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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 […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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