Brian De Palma's 'Domino' Official Trailer with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
"Why don't you do your own dirty work?" Saban Films has debuted the official trailer for Domino, the latest movie made by prolific filmmaker Brian De Palma, who hasn't been making much (in the way of feature films) since Redacted in 2007 and Passion in 2012. The rather generic plot in this involves a police officer from Copenhagen who seeks justice for his partner's murder by a mysterious man, ending up in a cat and mouse chase with a duplicitous CIA agent with his own motives. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars, along with Carice van Houten, Guy Pearce, Søren Malling, Nicolas Bro, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, and Paprika Steen. For those who have been waiting for De Palma's comeback, this doesn't look like it will be that. A bit too unexciting and familiar, with a story that we've already seen many times before. Take a look.
Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Brian De Palma's Domino, direct from Saban's YouTube:
In a world wracked by terror and suspicion, Copenhagen police officer Christian seeks justice for his partner's murder by an ISIS member named Imran. On the hunt for the killer, Christian and a fellow cop become caught in a cat and mouse chase with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using Imran as a pawn to trap other ISIS members. Soon, Christian is racing against the clock -- not only seeking revenge but to save his own life. Domino is directed by prolific American filmmaker Brian De Palma, of many films including The Wedding Party, Sisters, Phantom of the Paradise, Obsession, Carrie, The Fury, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, Wise Guys, The Untouchables, Raising Cain, Carlito's Way, Mission Impossible, Snake Eyes, Femme Fatale, The Black Dahlia, Redacted, and Passion previously. The screenplay is written by Petter Skavlan. Saban Films will release De Palma's Domino in theaters starting May 31st this summer.
Well, there's Guy Pierce in this. And Carice van Houten can't hurt. Not at all ...
shiboleth on Apr 4, 2019
I feel like every time I see a "Saban Films" logo preceding a trailer, it's a warning. This looks pretty meh. At least it's giving these actors/directors work I guess? And what's the rule on reusing movie titles? Wasn't "Domino" the Keira Knightley film about a bounty hunter? Is there a statute of limitations? Or just pony up the money to reuse the title? Anyone know?
THE_RAW_ on Apr 4, 2019
I don't know about rights to titles. That's a good question. There is a famous story of how Woody Allen paid big bucks for the title Manhattan because someone had already registered and owned it so Woody had to pay up big time because he just had to have that title. The Keira Knightley Domino directed by the late Tony Scott was a pretty good film. I've never been a DePalma fan as he's always seemed style over substance to me...which is his gig and way of making movies. Scarface with Pacino was pretty good as it was very funny and over the top. Other than that I've never cared for DePalma's work and this one doesn't interest me in the least. I heard he had a horrible time on it. I like the GoT actress in it though, Carice van Houtem. She's very talented and very sexy and beautiful, but probably not worth having to view the whole thing just to watch her. I've also heard it's not very good. Cheers.
thespiritbo on Apr 4, 2019
Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer was the only thing that made Scarface memorable.
THE_RAW_ on Apr 5, 2019
I agree...even though Pacino was way over the top and chewing the scenery to his heart's content...lol...and Pfeiffer was great playing that cold, passive aggressive, angry mob gal. That's when we knew she was the real deal. I can't even remember what happened to her character. I just remember the sister and that bloody shooting between Pacino and her towards the end.
thespiritbo on Apr 5, 2019
THE_RAW_ on Apr 8, 2019
The trailer looks absolutely terrible. Hopefully the film will be better.
Mathieu Vernaison on Apr 5, 2019
I have a sweet spot for De Palma films, loved MI and Snake Eyes, hopeful he has another ace up his sleeve.
Electronic Eric on Apr 5, 2019
They just had to call it "Domino", huh? And it just had to be an another action movie too.
JohnDoeB on Apr 6, 2019
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