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WATCH: In New Clip from Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor,' Things Get Stressful Between Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! September 11, 2013 at 1:51PM

Check out this tense new clip from Ridley Scott's "The Counselor," with Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem.
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Javier Bardem and Michael Fassbender in "The Counselor"
Javier Bardem and Michael Fassbender in "The Counselor"

On another roll this year, Michael Fassbender reunites with Ridley Scott in "The Counselor." In 2012, the pair worked together on Scott's "Alien" prequel of sorts, "Prometheus." Here, we're in full-on neo-noir thriller mode as Fassbender's character, a lawyer, finds himself in over his head in the local drug trade.

In this clip, check out Fassbender and Javier Bardem, bedecked with spiky hair and a spray tan (how his "Skyfall" character might have looked in another life, perhaps). It's unclear what exactly is going on here, but it's definitely stressful for all involved.

Written by novelist Cormac McCarthy, the film costars Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt and Penelope Cruz. It hits theaters October 25 via Fox. Watch the trailer here, and clip below.

This article is related to: The Counselor, Ridley Scott, Video, Clips, Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.