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WATCH: Terrific New Trailer for Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy's 'The Counselor'

by Beth Hanna
August 20, 2013 11:49 AM
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Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender in "The Counselor"
Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender in "The Counselor"

A terrific international trailer for Ridley Scott's "The Counselor" has landed. In this new spot for the neo-noir thriller, which was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Cormac McCarthy ("No Country for Old Men," "The Road"), we get more of a glimpse into the kinetic plot: Michael Fassbender's steamy romance with Penelope Cruz is disrupted when he finds himself in over his head in local drug trade. There's a decapitated body, and what look to be some ferocious supporting turns by femme fatale Cameron Diaz (sporting a cheetah tattoo on her back), Brad Pitt and crazy-haired Javier Bardem.

Best line goes to Pitt, referring to the $20 million in missing drugs that's been placed on Fassbender's shoulders, and the baddies who are out to get him: "They don't believe in coincidences. They've heard of them, they've just never seen one."

The film hits theaters October 25, via Fox.

Fassbender previously starred in Scott's last big-screen venture, "Prometheus."


  • Caleb | August 20, 2013 6:38 PMReply

    The quote is "coincidences" not "consequences"

  • Beth Hanna | August 20, 2013 6:57 PM

    @Caleb -- Fixed.

  • Kate | August 20, 2013 4:57 PMReply

    I generally love him, but Fassbender's performance looks awful here.

  • tyler4all | August 20, 2013 1:28 PMReply

    WOW! that looks amazing! we need more of this and less of everything else!

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