If the unveiling of the first stills earlier this week was any indication, the debut trailer for David O. Russell‘s Silver Linings Playbook follow-up American Hustle has now arrived. Backed by one of the fall’s finest ensembles, with Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro, it’s high up on our must-see list and this first snappy, entertaining trailer justifies our anticipation.
The story follows Bale as Irving Rosenfeld, a con-man from the Bronx who gets entangled with FBI agent Richie DiMaso, played by Cooper A fictional take on the 1970s FBI sting operation, Abscam, the film also follows Rosenfeld’s significant other and assistant Sydney (Adams) as they encounter a web of New Jersey power brokers and the Mafia. While it premiered on Good Morning America, we’ll update when the official HD one lands, but in the meantime, check it out below, backed by Led Zeppelin‘s Good Times Bad Times.
Update: Watch the official trailer, now in HD, as well as David O. Russell discuss the film on GMA:
American Hustle opens on December 13th in limited release and goes wide on December 25th.
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