Unbelievable Trailer for Steven Soderbergh's The Informant!
Don't worry, this isn't truly "unbelievable," I just love this promo photo that Apple used. Warner Brothers has debuted the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's The Informant starring Matt Damon as FBI informant Mark Whitacre. Okay, this actually looks funnier than the Couples Retreat trailer that just debuted earlier today. I didn't know what to even expect, but damn, this looks great! I frickin' love Steven Soderbergh so damn much. He's unbelievably versatile and can direct almost anything, comedy, drama, indie, thriller, almost anything. With Matt Damon leading the way this time, it looks like he's got a solid hit on his hands!
Watch the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's The Informant:
You can also watch the trailer for The Informant in High Definition on Apple
The government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon).
The Informant is directed by Oscar winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, of Out of Sight, Traffic, Solaris, The Good German, the Ocean's Trilogy, Che, and The Girlfriend Experience most recently. The screenplay was adapted by Scott Z. Burns, of The Bourne Ultimatum previously, and is based on Kurt Eichenwald's book of the same name. Warner Brothers is bringing The Informant to theaters on October 9th this fall.
Reader Feedback - 55 Comments
Itri on Jun 30, 2009
ocp on Jun 30, 2009
that looks amazing!! i think my pants are...... yes they are wet.
Matador on Jun 30, 2009
saw a screener for this awhile back in pasadena, ca. was really entertaining...i don't know how much they would have changed it, matt damon ftw
saulemander on Jun 30, 2009
Wow - looks like Damon saw Burn After Reading and said: "Stephen! We gotta make one o' these!" And I mean that in a good way. It looks genuinely entertaining, funny, well made and THANK YOU FOR GIVING SCOTT BAKULA ~W O R K~ AGAIN ! ! !
Django on Jun 30, 2009
Scott Bakala man where have you been? I know I spelled his last name wrong.
esophus on Jun 30, 2009
Holy crap, Scott Bakula! =O I used to watch his show, where he travels through time and stuff, when I was a kid. I loved it! (Unfortunately I forgot what it was called.) Also, this looks awesome. Thank god, Matt Damon is a better actor than is best friend Ben Affleck. >.<
SuicidalOptimist on Jun 30, 2009
NOT funny whats so ever!!!!!!
tankmaster on Jun 30, 2009
that trailer made me laugh outloud!!! funny, funny stuff. a definite watch.
dan on Jun 30, 2009
#7 it was Quantum Leap! and it was awsome!
jvj590 on Jun 30, 2009
#8, agree. Sorry, I didn't find it funny. Don't know what you guys are talking about. It was kind of meh to me. # 7, What did I tell you about liking crappy movies?! >:O Our friendship is over!!
Sabes on Jun 30, 2009
#5 I completely agree. This years Burn After Reading. This looks better than I could have dreamed for.
Dylan on Jun 30, 2009
it looks funny, but honestly, im confused as to what is going on or the motive of the film. i dont have a good grasp of what the movie is really about or how it truly stands out. im sure that the film is good, but the trailer isnt that good/doesnt showcase the film so well.
zach s on Jun 30, 2009
this looks horrible, it looks like a bad attempt at being anything like burn after reading didnt laugh once. like the mustache though
gary m on Jun 30, 2009
im srry but i dnt really understand the trailer but if i saw the movie i would enjoy it cuz i love complicated plots like ROCKNROLLA and SINCITY
quez on Jun 30, 2009
#13: The film is based on the book by the same title. It tells the real-life story of Mark Whitacre, a rising star in Archer Daniels Midland who agrees to become an FBI informant. Unfortunately, he is also bipolar and believes he is living a real-life version of a John Grisham novel. #14: This film was made before Burn After Reading even came out. Secondly, this really happened, in roughly 1997. Therefore, by your logic, BAR is an attempt at being The Informant.
Corran Horn on Jun 30, 2009
Reminds me of Duplicity meets Burn After Reading.
Ryan on Jun 30, 2009
looks funny and clever
Phizik on Jun 30, 2009
YES YES YES
-Peter- on Jun 30, 2009
I love at 1:24 in he is being followed by "Biff" from Back to the Future and "The Kurgen" from Highlander.
DanOhh on Jun 30, 2009
Damon always does a good job. Looks no different here.
Cat on Jun 30, 2009
#20, you are awesome!
2+2=4 on Jun 30, 2009
I agree #20 is awesome!
DoomCanoe on Jun 30, 2009
yeah 20. you the man!
muggins on Jun 30, 2009
Sign me up!
TediusTed on Jun 30, 2009
Maaaatt Daaaaamon + Mustache = Serious Matt Damon
Cyrus the internet virus on Jul 1, 2009
haha i agree with #5.
Fc on Jul 1, 2009
AprilCoolsDay on Jul 1, 2009
wow. totally unexpected. need to see.
dave13 on Jul 1, 2009
Looks better than Burn After Reading. Burn After Reading was hollow and pointless and the actors looked like they were trying too hard. Damon looks awesome in this.
jason on Jul 1, 2009
im from decatur ill, where this all took place...im actually wondering if it follows what actually happened...and how could it be a comedy...
john on Jul 1, 2009
Hmm, didn't crack a smile once with this one. I can see what they're trying to do but it didn't strike me as particularly funny. Looks like one of the films that you'd be lucky to find on DVD when it comes over from the US.
Chris on Jul 1, 2009
its look alright...but I will see it
Trey on Jul 1, 2009
the film looks very good,only one good episode of quantum leap when he leapt into the body of lee harvey oswald fucking brilliant.
zetsu on Jul 1, 2009
Should be a good movie. I remember this case. I used to always watch This Week with David Brinkley and ADM was their major sponsor and when this stuff all came out there was some interesting fallout on the program.
Moviegimp on Jul 1, 2009
Buster Bluth in the house!!! Looks way better than Burn After Reading.
Drew on Jul 1, 2009
Looks like a cool story-- that should make up for the whole Matt Damon thing
Antioch on Jul 1, 2009
#28 Bourne After Reading?
Luis M on Jul 1, 2009
frodonfront on Jul 1, 2009
OMG, is that Joel McHale from "The Soup"? I'm gonna see this movie just for him alone!
Maya T. on Jul 1, 2009
I had a few (very few) laughs... don't think this is THAT funny...
Leiner on Jul 1, 2009
#10 Thanks! =D #11 Wtf, Sabes! Gtfo of my movie forums, jerk! <3
SuicidalOptimist on Jul 1, 2009
Looks funny. I'm from Decatur, IL so I'm looking forward to this. To Chris, if you've read the book, you can see how it'd be somewhat funny. The guy Damon is playing really was a pretty crazy guy. I don't know if it'll be in the movie or not, but there was a period of time where he got the events of his investigation mixed up with an episode of a crime show he had just watched. Real life makes the best comedy sometimes
Mortimer Rictusgrin on Jul 1, 2009
Joel McHale?! Seeing it.
Lauren on Jul 1, 2009
matt damon has arrived in the building. This is classic good and very humorous.
alan on Jul 1, 2009
Lets not forget His BUbble movie though. God that was awful.
Garrett on Jul 1, 2009
nice trailer yes unbelievable not by a long shot
neonblue120 on Jul 1, 2009
I am from Decatur, IL where this took place and I actually saw some of the filming being done and saw Matt Damon several times. Never got to meet him though. I didn't know they were turning it into a comedy though. It's kind of weird. But I still plan on seeing it regardless.
Sunzie on Jul 1, 2009
matt damon is a genius!!! fact
geneguru on Jul 2, 2009
I too am from decatur and i work at ADM. didn't think it would be a comedy. the mustache is stupid. can't wait to see it. not gonna pay to see it in the theatres though. not worth the amount you pay to watch a movie. i will wait when it comes out on video. later
SUE ANN on Jul 3, 2009
d1rEct on Jul 5, 2009
It is pretty strange for Matt Damon to play a character that's absolutely an idiot, but I do agree that this looks hilarious.
Ska on Jul 6, 2009
I went to school in Decatur, know Mark's now daughter-in-law and agree that I was not expecting this to be a comedy! The book has it's comedic parts because of Mark being bipolar but probably would have enjoyed this better if they turned it in to a serious "investigation" movie! I will still go see it though and am excited to see Decatur, IL in a movie!!! 🙂
MU on Jul 9, 2009
Having lived in Decatur, IL my entire life, and having seen the actual filming of this movie I am very excited. Plus I work for ADM. It doesn't get much better than that. lol And I wasn't expecting it to be a comedy either. A complete twist. Matt Damon is a phenomenal actor and a truly nice guy. A rarity in today's HollyWEIRD.
ML on Jul 13, 2009
Joel McHale= gold
Silver on Jul 17, 2009
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