One of our more-anticipated films scheduled to come out this year comes from director Rian Johnson (BRICK). It’s called LOOPER, and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a hit man of sorts, who finds himself caught up in an unusual turn of events when his older self (played by Bruce Willis) is sent back to be assassinated. They’ve even used prosthetics to make Joe look more like a young Bruce. Today the trailer is released, and you can check it out below. SlashFilm debuted the official poster last week, which you can see above. The cast also includes Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels and Garret Dillahunt. Not sure what to think of Blunt as a blond, but this looks like a cool flick. Let us know what you think in the comments.
Time travel will be invented, but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send their target 30 years into the past, where a “looper”—a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)—is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good. . . until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. the film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and also stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, and Jeff Daniels. Ram Bergman and James D. Stern produce.
LOOPER opens September 28, 2012
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