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Cop Car Trailer. John Watts‘ Cop Car (2015) movie trailer stars Kevin Bacon, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim, and Hays Wellford. Cop Car‘s plot synopsis: “A small town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride.” This trailer got my hopes up very rapidly. Those first 30 seconds are gold. It sets an eerie, desolate tone at […] »
- Marco Margaritoff
Focus World just unveiled the trailer for the upcoming "Cop Car" thriller, starring Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford. Check it out below. Plot: Two good-natured, but rebellious young boys (Freedson-Jackson, Wellford) stumble across an abandoned cop car hidden in a secluded glade, and decide to take it for a quick joyride. Their bad decision unleashes the ire of the county sheriff (Bacon) and leads to brutal consequences. The new movie already premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It will next be released in select theaters on August 7th and then be available on VOD on August 14th. Trailer: »
Following on from yesterday’s new poster, a first trailer has arrived online for the indie thriller Cop Car, which you can watch below after the official synopsis…
Kevin Bacon (The Following, HBO’s Taking Chance, Mystic River) stars in director Jon Watts’ delightful throwback thriller Cop Car. When two good-natured but rebellious young boys (James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford) stumble across an abandoned cop car hidden in a secluded glade they decide to take it for a quick joyride. Their bad decision unleashes the ire of the county sheriff (Kevin Bacon) and leads to brutal consequences.
- Gary Collinson
What's the worst thing you did as a kid? For the protagonists in Cop Car, it looks like the act of stealing the vehicle in the film's title would take that honor. Of course, when that cop is Kevin Bacon, and his trunk is loaded with a mysterious payload, things are bound to go just a bit deeper into the land of trouble. See for yourself in the trailer below. Yahoo released the first look at the next film from Clown director Jon Watts, and it sounds like a damned good time. Cop Car, as promised, shows two young boys jackassing in the woods and getting into mischief as any two kids with time on their hands would do. Surprisingly enough, they stumble upon an abandoned cop car, and decide it'd be an awesome idea to steal it. For a moment, it is pretty awesome, until Kevin Bacon's crooked »
You may have already forgotten about the buzz out of Sundance this year -- it's been four months, after all -- but fortunately some of the best movies from the fest are about to hit theaters, and that means we've got some new trailers to remind you that they exist and are worth checking out. Watch 'em below. Cop Car Kevin Bacon and his sweet mustache star in this thriller as a corrupt small-town sheriff whose cruiser is stolen by two young kids. And it seems they have more to worry about than a felony conviction. The team behind the horror movie Clown -- writer/director Jon Watts and co-writer Christopher D. Ford -- are behind this well-reviewed feature, and it hits theaters on August 7. Knock Knock Clown producer Eli Roth also has a...
- Christopher Campbell
Hot on the heels of his Clown, Jon Watts' next thriller is already almost upon us. Cop Car stars Kevin Bacon as a lawman with a very particular set of problems, and the trailer has just pulled up.As you'll just have seen, the film involves two boys who find a police cruiser apparently abandoned in the woods and unwisely decide to take it for a joyride. Understandably it turns out their owner wants it back, but perhaps not entirely for reasons of the boys' safety. What, we wonder, is in that trunk?"There’s a certain type of person that will take that time to grow that kind of a mustache..." ">says Bacon. But he's keen to stress that Cop Car is "not the darkest place I've gone" on film, referring, obviously, to those Union Jack shorts in the Ee advert.Cop Car has been gaining enthusiastic passengers »
"A wild blend of innocence and Coen brothers violence," reads a pull-quote from the trailer for Cop Car, a new thriller from Focus World starring Kevin Bacon. I watched the trailer, and I know it's just marketing and trailers are misleading and yada-yada-yada but I'm curious to see what exactly warranted such highfalutin name dropping, because what I saw was Kevin Bacon with a pushbroom mustache expecting children to understand what a "felony offense" is while yelling, "You don't steal a cop car!" From the synopsis: When two good-natured but rebellious young boys (James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford) stumble across an abandoned cop car hidden in a secluded glade they decide to take it for a quick joyride. Their bad decision unleashes the ire of the county sheriff (Bacon) and leads to brutal consequences. Perhaps I should give this one the benefit of the doubt considering I haven't seen it, »
- Jordan Benesh
Hulu's supernatural series, Deadbeat, which stars Tyler Labine as a stoned slacker who can communicate with the dead, has been renewed for a third season. Also in this round-up: Stung's release date and the trailer for the Kevin Bacon-starring Cop Car.
Deadbeat: Press Release (via TV By the Numbers) -- "Santa Monica, CA – May 26, 2015 – Hulu announced today that the Hulu Original series Deadbeat has been renewed for a third season with a 13-episode order. Produced by Lionsgate Television, the series is co-created by Cody Heller and Brett Konner (Wilfred, The Inbetweeners) and executive produced by showrunner Dan Lagana. Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Sarah Esberg from Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment are producers on the show.
The half-hour comedyseries stars Tyler Labine (Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Reaper) as Kevin Pacalioglu, a hapless but gifted mediumwho will go to any lengths to help New York’s ghosts settle their unfinished business. »
- Derek Anderson
The thriller centres on hard-nosed Sheriff Kretzer's squad car being stolen by a pair of rebellious kids (James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford).
Determined to retrieve a very dangerous item and get some retribution along the way, Kretzer resolves to track down the kids who have wrongly crossed his path.
This is Bacon's first major project to be released following the cancellation of his serial killer drama series The Following this month.
Cop Car opens on August 7 in Us cinemas. »
Their first drive could be their last. Focus World has unleashed the trailer for Cop Car, starring Kevin Bacon, a Sundance 2015 Park City at Midnight cult hit that will definitely find an audience when it hits theaters this summer. Cop Car is, as it sounds, about two kids who steal a cop car and go joyriding on rural highways. However, there's a bigger back story involving Kevin Bacon's character that makes things much more interesting. This is one of those films that is best seen without knowing anything beforehand, as the trailer shows quite a bit of footage. But if you're curious to know what the heck this is even about - fire it up. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Jon Watts' Cop Car, originally from Yahoo: Kevin Bacon stars in director Jon Watts' delightful throwback thriller Cop Car. When two good-natured but rebellious young »
- Alex Billington
Focus World has released the first trailer for the indie thriller Cop Car, and the moral of the story seems to be, “Don’t mess with creepy guys who have mustaches.” The film follows two young boys who stumble across an abandoned cop car and decide to take it on a joy ride. However, when the county sheriff discovers them, brutal consequences ensue. The movie actually looks quite good, with a tone in line with a Coen Brothers film and a menacing performance by Kevin Bacon. It’s a bit like Stand By Me, only with a horror movie twist. Check out the Cop Car trailer below, via Yahoo! Movies, and click here to read Matt's review from Sundance. Written by Jon Watts and Christopher D. Ford and directed by Watts, the movie also stars Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim, James Freedson-Jackson, and Hays Welford. Cop Car will be released in »
- Adam Chitwood
In the first official trailer for the Jon Watts thriller “Cop Car” starring Kevin Bacon, it becomes clear that Bacon’s character will do anything to get what he wants, even if it’s at a deadly price. Two boys (James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford) find an abandoned police car in a secluded glade, and take it for a joy ride that eventually turns into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, and Bacon’s character, a corrupt sheriff, aims to get his car back at all costs. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and co-stars Shea Whigham and Camryn Manheim. »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
Boys will be boys — and in this case, they might pay for it. Here’s the first look at Cop Car, starring Kevin Bacon as a sleazebag small-town sheriff who makes life miserable for a couple of kids who make off with his patrol unit. The young’uns (James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford) happen upon the seemingly abandoned car in the woods and can’t resist a siren-blaring joyride. But the fun soon stops short — turns out there’s a little something in the trunk that the… »
Movies don’t come much more lean than Cop Car, in which two kids stumble across a seemingly abandoned sheriff’s cruiser. One thing leads to another, and soon the pre-teens are off on the joyride of a lifetime. But the car wasn’t abandoned, and the sheriff, who has his own problems to deal with, wants the car […]
- Russ Fischer
If your foot is still twitching for more fuel injected action after "Furious 7," a smaller movie with less cars-flying-through-expensive-skyscrapers is coming. "Cop Car" may be modestly sized, but it still has a big chase at the center, and today comes the first trailer for the thriller. Read More: Sundance Review: 'Cop Car' Starring Kevin Bacon In An Unsatisfying Ride Making its debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, the film finds Kevin Bacon in baddie mode, playing a corrupt cop who does everything he can to stop a couple of kids who go on a joyride with an abandoned cop car. The film from Jon Watts is intriguing, but as our review unfortunately notes, it's "comprised of terrible coincidences, bad mustaches and a pervasive sense of desperation. It’s also wholly unable to live up to its obvious promise." "Cop Car" opens on August 7th. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
A couple of key new trailers today for some smaller films scheduled to hit over the Summer and Fall. First up there's "A Walk in the Woods," the Robert Redford and Nick Nolte-led film about two elderly guys hiking the Appalachian Trail, and then the first trailer for the Kevin Bacon-led indie film "Cop Car".
After that there's "Pawn Sacrifice" starring Tobey Maguire and Live Schrieber which deals with the famed match between American chess prodigy Bobby Fisher and Russian Boris Spassky, and finally the Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg-led film "The End of the Tour" about a journalist following a famed writer on a book tour.
- Garth Franklin
Everyone loves Kevin Bacon. At the very least, everyone loves at least one film or TV show the extremely prolific actor has appeared in over the past few decades. Having just finished a three-season run on Fox's "The Following," Bacon's next big film appearances include "Cop Car" (which premiered at Sundance in January) and the Ridley Scott's "Black Mass" alongside Johnny Depp (which is set for a September release). And who can forget the "Wake up to Eggs with Bacon" commercials, arguably his greatest role to date? In an interview with Sam Jones, though, Bacon plays the role of himself — 98 percent of the time. He discusses everything from the moment he realized his true calling as an actor to the strange interaction he had with a fan on the beach (complete with an impression) that resulted in finding an incredible script. Though unnamed, the Oscar-caliber screenplay turned out to be "The Woodsman, »
- Becca Nadler
A new trailer for Depp’s latest film debuted on Sunday and displayed that the actor could be in for an acting renaissance after this performance that could land him in awards season for once. The film also stars Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Kevin Bacon, Adam Scott, and Corey Stoll.
The first trailer gave us an idea of what to expect, but this one digs more into the plot.
Directed by Scott Cooper, the new trailer dives into the psyche of mobster Whitey Bulger (Depp) as he goes about his business — and dishes out life lessons. It also gives us a glimpse at the big cast, which features a host of large names, making this a must see later this year.
Here’s the official synopsis:
In 1970s South Boston, FBI »
- Zach Dennis
Johnny Depp is no stranger to over-the-top costumes and makeup. Basically all of his roles require some kind of physical transformation, whether that means a giant top hat and crazy orange wig for Alice in Wonderland, or ghostly-white makeup and prosthetic blade-hands in Edward Scissorhands.
He’s at it again, transforming into real-life criminal Whitey Bulger for this year’s Black Mass. Practically unrecognizable as the Boston gangster, Depp sports ice-blue contacts and a serious bald spot. Doing double duty as both a violent criminal and an FBI informant, Depp plays Bulger at the most complicated time in his life.
- Amanda Wood
Quentin Tarantino has led Christoph Waltz to two Oscars in this category, but Waltz is absent from the director's latest, "The Hateful Eight." That film boasts a whopping seven potential contenders in this category (only of the noted eight is a woman, which could get Jennifer Jason Leigh a nod in the supporting actress race). Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern and Samuel L. Jackson seem like they have the showiest parts, putting them in contention amidst a seemingly endless list of other contenders: Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels ("Steve Jobs"), Benedict Cumberbatch and Kevin Bacon ("Black Mass"), Tom Hardy ("The Revenant"), Alan Alda ("Bridge of Spies"), Bradley Cooper ("Joy"), Steve Carell ("Freeheld"), Dominic West and Jude Law ("Genius") and Mr. Waltz himself ("Tulip Fever"). We truly could go on and on... It will also be interesting to see how many nominees from last year pop up here. Beyond the noted »
- Peter Knegt
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