Josh Hutcherson Meets Pablo Escobar in Latest 'Paradise Lost' Trailer
by Ethan Anderton
September 3, 2014
After premiering at the Telluride Film Festival over the weekend, Andrea Di Stefano's latest film Paradise Lost will play at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, and a new trailer has arrived to showcase the thriller. In the film, Josh Hutcherson plays a young surfer who falls in love with a gorgeous Colombian girl (Claudia Traisac), but has his relationship thrown into upheaval when he meets her uncle, the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar (Benicio del Toro). This looks stylish and promising, especially with THR calling the film, "an impressive debut, an ambitious project pulled off with confidence." Watch!
Here's the latest trailer for Andrea di Stefano's Paradise Lost from YouTube:
Paradise Lost marks the feature directorial and writing debut of actor Andrea di Stefano (Nine, Eat Pray Love). Young surfer Nick (Josh Hutcherson) thinks all his dreams have come true when he goes to visit his brother in Columbia. Against an idyllic backdrop of blue lagoons and white beaches he falls madly in love with a beautiful Colombian girl named Maria (Claudia Traisac). It all seems perfect until he meets her uncle, one Pablo Escobar (Benicio del Toro). The film premiered at the Telluride film Festival and plays at TIFF this month, but no official US release date has been announced just yet. Stay tuned for more updates.