New Trailer for Michael Winterbottom's 'The Killer Inside Me'

May 5, 2010
Source: The Playlist

The Killer Inside Me Trailer

Whoa. IFC Films has debuted this official trailer (via The Playlist) for Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me, which stars Casey Affleck as deputy sheriff Lou Ford as well as Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty, Elias Koteas, Simon Baker, Kate Hudson, and Bill Pullman. We previously featured an extended promo trailer for The Killer Inside Me back in November before all the buzz really started up at Sundance. This is the film where Affleck plays a sociopathic murderer who covers up his tracks the best he can as a sheriff. Some folks loved it, others hated it, so check out the new trailer at least and let us know if you're interested in it, too.

Watch the official trailer for Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me:

Sheriff Lou Ford (Casey Affleck) has a lot of problems. Woman problems. Law enforcement problems. An ever-growing pile of murder victims in his West Texas jurisdiction. And that he's a sadist, a psychopath, a killer. Suspicion soon begins to fall on Lou, and it's only a matter of time before he runs out of more alibis.

The Killer Inside Me is directed by British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom, of Butterfly Kiss, Wonderland, The Claim, 24 Hour Party People, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, The Road to Guantanamo, and A Mighty Heart. The script was written by filmmaker John Curran and is an adaptation of Jim Thompson's novel. IFC Films will be bringing The Killer Inside Me to VOD and limited theaters starting on June 18th.

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Reader Feedback - 24 Comments


Looks great.

Guy on May 5, 2010


Can't wait.

ProMovieBlogger on May 5, 2010


I've heard on several podcasts that this movie is fuckin' brutal. One said Jessica Alba left the premier, because she couldn't handle seeing what happened to her on screen. Will probably check this one out, looks good.

conner666 on May 5, 2010


Ah loves me some murder, especially motiveless remorseless murder. Looks like cinematic gold. Really enjoying stuff like that is pretty fucking morbid. But hey we live in a morbid world. ayhahahah

Crapola on May 5, 2010


Wow... that is a terrifying preview.

Kevin Baughman on May 5, 2010


Wow, Casey just seems to get better with every new role. This looks disturbingly good

Theotherbluth on May 5, 2010


Now Casey is an actor who picks challenging roles.

jeffrey on May 5, 2010


The only film I've seen from Winterbottom is The Road to Guantanamo, but that was really fantastic so I'll definitely be checking this out.

peloquin on May 5, 2010


Lol wtf, a 5 minute trailer came out like 3 months reason to watch this. And yes it was literally 5 minutes long.

Cody w on May 5, 2010


looks ok but i dont know its missing something or maybe the trailer just doesnt get me

DaftPUNKFAN on May 5, 2010


looks pretty good from the trailer

tainter on May 5, 2010


I like this trailer better looks less brutal than the other trailer.

Me on May 5, 2010


The previous teaser was better but I am very interested in this. I love Casey Affleck Casey Affleck for the Riddler!

Kaiser on May 6, 2010


Super legit.

Adam on May 6, 2010


oh my....this is gonna to be intense, brutal, wonderful. everything about it -- cast, director, source material -- leads me to believe we have a notorious classic coming our way.

Bri on May 6, 2010


I fucking LOVE Casey Affleck's acting! Commands such attention to his roles, trust me when I say he'll get that Oscar someday...

AgentMcQueen on May 7, 2010


Yeah i like Casey too hes one of my favorite actors and one of the best out there today.

Me on May 7, 2010


I saw the red band trailer and after seeing what happened to Jessica Alba, I seriously felt like calling the police - it was VERY brutal.....but I guess that's the point.

Hey Wowza! on May 9, 2010


Worth for wait

LED Display on May 9, 2010


Natalie Portman and Sienna Miller were considered for the role of Amy Stanton, as well as Anne Hathaway for the role of Joyce Lakeland. Tom Cruise was considered at first for the role of Lou Ford.

Voice123 - Trailer Voice Over on May 10, 2010


I read that Tarantino wanted to direct this years ago. Don't know what the development of it was then or what was going on.

Bri on May 10, 2010


that looks excellent.

deadpool 72 on May 11, 2010


They should of picked Ben instead of Casey, i would have given this movie more star power

Dave on May 12, 2010



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