First Look: James McAvoy Looks Badass in 'Welcome to the Punch'
After kicking some asses in Wanted, it looks like James McAvoy is back to being a bad-ass if the first look at the thriller Welcome to the Punch is any indicator. The film, which follows McAvoy as a London detective and Mark Strong as an ex-criminal forced to return from his Icelandic hideaway, who both become allies in a bid to expose a high-level conspiracy. By the look of this photo, it seems to have the same visual style as Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive, but the film will have a lot to live up to in order to impressive fans of the film that was snubbed when the Academy Awards announced. Anyway, see the photo below!
Here's our first look at Eran Creevy's Welcome to the Punch via ScreenDaily:
Eran Creevy (Shifty) wrote and directed Welcome to the Punch with Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator) advising on some of the editing in post-production. The film follows a London detective (James McAvoy) and an ex-criminal (Mark Strong) forced to return from his Icelandic hideaway, who become allies in a bid to expose a high-level conspiracy. No official release date has been revealed just yet so stay tuned for more.