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First Trailer for Martin Campbell's 'The Foreigner' Starring Jackie Chan

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June 26, 2017
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The Foreigner Trailer

"Never push a good man too far." A trailer has debuted for the action film The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan in a serious role as a man who goes for revenge when the police do nothing to help him. This is the latest film from Martin Campbell, director of GoldenEye, Casino Royale, Edge of Darkness, and Green Lantern; adapted from a book called "The Chinaman". Chan plays a father who tries to get revenge when his daughter is killed in an IRA bombing, leading him right up to the politicians involved. The full cast includes Pierce Brosnan, Charlie Murphy, Katie Leung, Simon Kunz, Rory Fleck Byrne, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Stephen Hogan, and Dermot Crowley. This seems like an quietly intense story of a man who goes to war against everyone when no one else will do anything. Footage looks great, I'm totally in for this.

Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Martin Campbell's The Foreigner, direct from YouTube:

The Foreigner Poster

The IRA took his family. The police looked the other way. Now he must get revenge. "It was important for me to do a role that was more serious, with a lot of emotion," Jackie Chan told USA Today. "To prepare, I imagined what it would be like to be the father dealing with that situation." The Foreigner is directed by New Zealand filmmaker Martin Campbell, of Criminal Law, Defenseless, No Escape, GoldenEye, The Mask of Zorro, Vertical Limit, Beyond Borders, Casino Royale, Edge of Darkness, and Green Lantern previously. The screenplay is written by David Marconi; adapted from Stephen Leather's 1992 novel "The Chinaman". STX Entertainment will release The Foreigner in theaters starting October 13th later this fall.

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments

1

Hahahhahahhahaha, what a load of shite.

Carpola on Jun 26, 2017

2

It's always good to see Jackie doing his things, but the story is trite.

tarek on Jun 26, 2017

3

Why so?

Alex Billington on Jun 26, 2017

4

Well, I see Blown Away, Bourne, Rambo and a fistful of other revenge movies in this trailer,

tarek on Jun 26, 2017

5

Im in.

VoiceOfReason on Jun 26, 2017

6

Looks good, but why does jackie chan's face look like he's dead or a zombie. lol

Oblique on Jun 26, 2017

7

Law Abiding Foreigner

Oriyan J. Ovadia on Jun 26, 2017

8

Is this a sequel to Law Abiding Citizen?

Oriyan J. Ovadia on Jun 26, 2017

9

looks great!

Niwa Brown on Jun 26, 2017

10

Could be fun. Terrible choice of song for the trailer though.

grimjob on Jun 26, 2017

11

For once I'd like to see a "regular-guy-pushed-too-far" movie starring a regular guy, and not a martial artist/stuntman/action star....

TheOct8pus on Jun 26, 2017

12

Well, that guy wouldn't last too long, would he? Films like these ones are possible only if they are also delusional. Unfortunately ...

shiboleth on Jun 26, 2017

13

Well, that's a strange mix of director and actors. And Jackie's got too serious this time. He's getting old, obviously...

shiboleth on Jun 26, 2017

14

Another STX production...I just wish Jackie Chan would make some awesome movie choices before his body gives out.

DAVIDPD on Jun 26, 2017

15

Definitely looks entertaining. I like seeing Jackie do his thing without the silliness (which I do like) just once. Does have a slight Taken vibe but hey I liked Taken. Well the first one anyways. The second and third are hamster cage liner. Anyhow I'm interested in checking The Foreigner out.

LightningB on Jun 26, 2017

16

What is hamster cage liner?

twistys on Jun 27, 2017

17

Poo I suppose.

tarek on Jun 27, 2017

18

It looks mediocre, but is it onley me who thinks pierce Brosnan always plays a badass dude in a great way? Seen allot of movies the last years with him playing the bad guy, and it's always him who makes the movie just fine and watchable.

ari smulders on Jun 28, 2017

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