1 October 2013 9:20 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It.s been a long wait since Sal, a Sal Mineo biopic directed by Renaissance Man James Franco, made its world premiere at the prestigious Venice Film Festival in 2011. But at long last we have a trailer as the film readies for its theatrical opening. And as you can see above, this is not your typical Hollywood story of fame and fortune, but rather what can come after those things fade. Do you know the story of Sal Mineo? In the 1950s, he was a dashing young actor who was winning hearts from movie-going girls and praise from critics for his roles opposite James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and Giant. Not only was he a heartthrob, but also he was a two-time Academy Award nominee. With a string of poignant performances, Mineo helped define the troubled teen on screen. Yet it was this typecasting niche that forced him »

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