Seven New 'Lawless' Character Posters Are Armed and Dangerous
The first trailer for Lawless from director John Hillcoat was rather impressive with Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jason Clarke (in a role that should skyrocket his fame) as three bootlegging brothers who helped build the American Dream in this exuberant tale of what was to become crime’s first major gold rush. Now we have a set of character posters that don't exactly fit with the style of the film, but rather with the black and white freeze frames from the aforementioned trailer (an element I didn't like). But there's plenty of gun wielding to be seen on these posters, and even Gary Oldman and Guy Pearce get their own. Look!
John Hillcoat (The Road, The Proposition) is directing the Lawless from a script by Nick Cave which is based on Matt Bondurant's novel The Wettest County in the World. The film follows a bootlegging gang (Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke) in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits. Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, Guy Pearce, Noah Taylor and up-and-comer Dane DeHaan (of Chronicle) also star in the film which The Weinstein Company will bring to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival before it goes to theaters on August 31st this year.
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
Chazzy on May 18, 2012
Gary Oldman appears to be wearing a Gary Oldman mask!
DAVIDPD on May 18, 2012
eh...maybe...but these posters are not the best you could see.....
Jericho on May 18, 2012
These posters are absolutely ridiculous. You would think with all the nonsense, someone would have taken the Barbie gun from Shia and told him that crossing your arms is not a gang sign.
admiral on May 18, 2012
Nielsen700 on May 18, 2012
Probably just me since I have not seen Shia in Wall Street yet, but I cannot take him seriously because I think of Even Steven, Holes and Transformers
Steven Morgan on May 18, 2012
heh - Wall Street won't help. Not just you. Especially as a "tough guy"... forget it.
bozo connors on May 21, 2012
All these posters look pretty cheap and uninspired to me, but Shia LaBeaouf's definitely takes the cake. What a ridiculous pose. He looks like one of these baby faced wannabe "gangstas" that take pictures like this in front of their bathroom mirror and then post it on facebook. In both cases it's really embarrassing to look at.
SuicidalOptimist on May 19, 2012
A baby-faced gangster fail. These posters are fucking horrible.
Max Renn on May 20, 2012
LOL - Shia with guns.
norm on May 19, 2012
Crazy awesome cast right there! I'm absolutely sure this'll get a couple noms being it a Weinstein production and all, hope they deserve it though.
Davide Coppola on May 19, 2012
im sure beat the public enemy and his michael man jesica chastain is cooool love seeing chemistery between hardy and la beuf astonishing movie Lawless and Gangster Squad are brilliant Yeah duds, Gangsters is Back !!!
Ehsan Davodi on May 19, 2012
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