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 »

Report a problem



Similar News Items

James Franco
James Dean (I)
Renaissance Man (1994)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners