Set in the near future, where crime syndicates from the far future send back victims for killers, or Loopers, to dispose of in the past, all we've had to tide us over so far is a single image of Willis with some serious firepower. But the filmmaker has celebrated the new year with another little hint, posting a picture on the film's official Tumblr (via Bleeding Cool), of himself perched in the time machine that causes so much trouble.
It demonstrates some pretty nifty art direction (courtesy of "Contact" production designer Ed Verraux), without giving away too much, which is about what we want at this stage of the process. We can't say we agree with Bleeding Cool's assessment that it seems to be influenced by "Twelve Monkeys," but each to their own. Sony and FilmDistrict will release the film on September 28th, and we can't wait. Is it too much to hope for a SXSW premiere before then?