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Watch: First Trailer For 'The Drop' Starring Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace & Matthias Schoenaerts

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by Kevin Jagernauth
April 1, 2014 2:42 PM
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The Drop

"Tom was intensely inquisitive," screenwriter Dennis Lehane told USA Today about Tom Hardy's turn. "He mined every single piece of marrow out of that character." And those are encouraging words to hear about "The Drop," the forthcoming film that brings together a helluva ensemble for a tale rich with possibility.

Co-starring the late James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace and Matthias Schoenaerts, and directed by "Bullhead" filmmaker Michael Roskam, this one follows an ex-con trying to go straight, working a legit job in a bar, whose life gets upended by a robbery gone wrong. It's potent stuff, particularly for this Boston Brooklyn-set tale, and Roskam knew he had a great duo in Hardy and Gandolfini. "I could see there was a bit of a smile between them. It was like, 'We're going to nail this, right?' " Roskam said of the production. "And they did this intense scene and were just spot on. There was a beautiful connection between those two guys."

See that chemistry below in the first trailer for the film. Fox Searchlight will bring it to theaters on September 19th. Watch below.

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12 Comments

  • rebecca | June 28, 2014 2:51 AMReply

    apparat- goodbye, is the only song played in this trailer.

  • anon | June 21, 2014 9:59 PMReply

    what's the song at the start ? with the slow build ? sounds real familiar

  • Zach | April 6, 2014 4:25 PMReply

    Survival of the Fittest - Robert Delong

  • Bryan | April 3, 2014 4:01 PMReply

    This looks great! Great cast, director, writer. I mean, Tom Hard and James C (RIP) interacting together, this must be great...

  • Ryan | April 2, 2014 10:03 PMReply

    Does anyone know the song at the end of this trailer?

  • Ben | April 16, 2014 9:55 PM

    robert delong - survival of the fittest

  • Meals | April 1, 2014 7:08 PMReply

    What's with the puppy? Don't get me wrong, it's ridiculously cute but it owns that trailer!

  • Lou | April 2, 2014 12:43 AM

    In the short story on which it's based, Tom Hardy's character finds an abused puppy in a trash can. It sets in motion a big chunk of the action.

  • Bas | April 1, 2014 5:41 PMReply

    This looks great. The story, cast, just everything! The trailer makes you feel curious...

  • anonymous | April 1, 2014 4:18 PMReply

    I thought Matthias Schoenaerts had a pretty big role? He's barely in the trailer.

  • SunPapushi | April 1, 2014 3:14 PMReply

    FFS the trailer practially reveals the whole film.

  • Chris | April 1, 2014 3:05 PMReply

    Boston-set tale? The narration in the trailer explicitly says Brooklyn.

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