Aaron Paul Struggles to Raise Two Boys in First Indie 'Hellion' Trailer

May 16, 2014
Source: Apple


This year's leading performance from Aaron Paul in the video game adaptation Need for Speed was less than stellar (and we're being kind). But maybe it's because the "Breaking Bad" star didn't have much to work with due to a senseless, stupid and unexciting script. But he'll get a chance to redeem himself with the Sundance selected drama Hellion. Paul again takes the lead as Hollis, a father who has essentially abandoned his sons after his wife's death. When Child Protective Services removes his son Wes to live with his Aunt Pam, Hollis and his other son Jacob must face their culpability as they try to get Wes home. Watch!

Here's the first trailer for Kat Candler's Hellion, originally from Apple:

Hellion is written and directed by Kat Candler. Hard-drinking Texas single dad Hollis (Aaron Paul) struggles to raise his two boys, including rebellious teenager Jacob (first-time actor Josh Wiggins). The motocross-obsessed teenager’s delinquent behavior pushes his family to the brink of collapse. All hell breaks loose when Jacob enlists his younger brother, Wes, as a partner in crime. Juliette Lewis co-stars in the film that premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival  and IFC Films sends it to limited theaters June 13th.

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Reader Feedback - 7 Comments


Well, THAT'S officially on my radar

Tyler Scruggs on May 16, 2014


Aaron Paul and Ben Foster are ridiculously similar in looks and in their acting.

Al Apone on May 16, 2014


It's their eyes.

Blake on May 16, 2014


They should play a set of twin outlaws in the old west.

Xerxexx on May 16, 2014


Wow. Excited! Never seen Breaking Bad but Aaron Paul looks spectacular in this trailer! 🙂

Frater Iacobus on May 19, 2014


Kinda writes itself but looks well done

ff on May 19, 2014


I loved Aaron in Smashed. I'm happy to see he's doing another indie film. Looking forward to seeing this!

Lucy L. on May 19, 2014

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