Watch: First Teaser Trailer for Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is Gone

September 26, 2013
Source: The Film Stage

Foxcatcher Teaser Trailer

"Coach is… a father. Coach is… a mentor. Coach has great power on an athlete's life." Sony Classics has finally debuted a teaser trailer for Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, one of the late season awards contenders that we just profiled earlier this week. Foxcatcher tells the real life story of millionaire John du Pont, played by Steve Carell, who ends up killing one of Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz, played by Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo (respectively). This short teaser is cut perfectly to hint at the very engaging, very thrilling story within, proving that this definitely does have Oscar potential no longer the case as the film has been pushed back to 2014 as announced by SPC after this first arrived.

Here's the first teaser trailer for Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, first found via The Film Stage:

Update! Sony Pictures Classics has removed all copies of this teaser trailer and announced that the film will be pushed to a 2014 release. "SPC supports the decision of the filmmakers to allow for more time to finish the film."

Foxcatcher is directed by Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball) and written by Dan Futterman (Capote, "In Treatment") and E. Max Frye ("Band of Brothers"). The film tells the gripping, true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark Schultz & Dave Schultz (Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo) and their relationship with eccentric John du Pont (Steve Carell), heir to the du Pont Chemical fortune, that led to murder. Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave and Anthony Michael Hall also star in the film. Sony Classics has delayed the Foxcatcher release from 2013 to sometime in 2014 to "allow for more time to finish the film."

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Reader Feedback - 8 Comments


Damn... Carell getting that Oscar.

whoa on Sep 26, 2013


Looks mental. Like mental health problems mad.

Carpola on Sep 26, 2013


A Shower. I need one.

DAVIDPD on Sep 26, 2013


TRAILER description a helicopter lands outside a huge white house carell - do you have any idea who i am why i asked you to come here today tatum - No carell - i want to speak with you about your future what do you want to achieve Mark tatum - i wanna be the the best in the world carell - i am a patriot i want to see this country soar again carell - a coach is a father a coach is a mentor a coach has great power on an athletes life cue quick shots of.. carell slaps tatum across the face mark ruffalo takes aim with a hunting rifle with a scope tatum smashes his own head in a mirror tatum hugs ruffalo carell stares from the crowd same kinda stare josh hartnett gave when sheen hugs pfeiffer in 'O' shooting range 5 people 3 cops in grey uniforms then steve carell in gymn clothes shooting a revolver then another cop in grey narration again carell - we're gonna do great things Mark tatum - I'll give you everything i have steve carell walks into the gymn where people (maybe includine tatum) are seated and he has the same revolver in his hand cue TITLE END OF TRAILER

Gerard Kennelly on Sep 26, 2013


I was eager to see how Carell tackled this role. It looks like he exceeded my expectations. His presence (at least in this trailer) was powerful and disturbing. Tatum's performance looks good as well. Looking forward to this one.

Elbak on Sep 26, 2013


Oh yeah thanks for keeping "Watch" in the original title. What would I have known gone eludes too? Gone crazy? Gone out of it? Gone with the wind?

Charlie Hard on Sep 26, 2013


So Avengers is a must, this is just a "watch"? Someone's on a payroll here...

dawko on Sep 27, 2013


You can find the trailer elsewhere...

Nielsen700 on Sep 27, 2013

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