Studiocanal have sent us over the official UK trailer and poster for upcoming gritty crime thriller- Rampart, featuring an all star cast including Woody Harrelson, Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi, Robin Wright, Ben Foster, Ice Cube and Cynthia Nixon. Some people may find it hard to take Harrelson seriously after years playing the loveable simply waiter in Cheers but really that show is compliment as is his filmography of how great a character actor he is and this film may get him the acclaim he truely deserves as he seems to be in the running for the awards possibly the big one, The Oscars!
From a screenplay by James Ellroy (“L.A. Confidential”) and director Oren Moverman (Oscar-nominated “The Messenger”), comes Rampart. Veteran police officer Dave Brown (Woody Harrelson), dedicated to doing “the people’s dirty work” and asserting his own code of justice, is the last of the renegade cops in the LAPD. When he gets caught on tape beating a suspect, he finds himself in a personal and emotional downward spiral as he struggles to take care of his family, and fight for his own survival. With an all star cast including Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Foster and Steve Buscemi, this high octane cop thriller has been labelled “a film to file alongside the great LA noir masterpieces of the 1970s – dazzling, stunning and unique”
Rampart hits the silver screen on 24th February