Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 by Peter Sciretta
Millenium Films has released a marketing trailer for The Painted Veil and We Don’t Live Here Anymore director John Curran‘s new film, a prison-set psychological crime thriller. Edward Norton stars as a convicted arsonist who looks to manipulate a parole officer (Robert De Niro) into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife (Mila Jovovich) in the lawman’s path.
Originally written as a play, and adapted for the screen by Independent Spirit Award-nominated scribe Angus MacLachlan, a Winston-Salem screenwriter and playwright, best known for the 2005 film Junebug and the short film Tater Tomater. A bit of trivia: Zachary Quinto (Heroes, Star Trek) played the lead in the one and only Los Angeles table reading performance of the play in 2003.
It’s a rough cut trailer for exhibitors and marketing, but you’ll get the idea. Watch it now embedded after the jump. Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
Stone hits theaters in 2010.