The first clips from “Rampart”, the new drama reteaming the golden ‘Messenger’ trio of Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster and director writer/director Oren Moverman, are online.
The film, like “The Messenger”, sees Harrelson playing a man-in-uniform again; in this case, a Los Angeles police officer whose caught up in a sticky scenario of corruption. The amazing support cast includes Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Sammy Boyarsky, Anne Heche, Cynthia Nixon, Sigourney Weaver, Ned Beatty, and Robin Wright.
Here’s the synopsis for the film, followed by the clips :
A genre-bending, 1990s Los Angeles police family drama, Rampart explores the dark soul and romantic misadventures of a never- changing LAPD cop (Woody Harrelson) whose past is finally catching up with him in the wake of a department-wide corruption scandal. Along the way, he is forced to confront his disgruntled daughters (Brie Larson, Sammy Boyarsky), his two ex-wives (Anne Heche, Cynthia Nixon), a tenacious Deputy DA (Sigourney Weaver), an investigator on his trail (Ice Cube), a homeless witness to his crimes (Ben Foster), his aging mentor (Ned Beatty) and a mysterious new lover who may or may not be on his side (Robin Wright), as he fights for his own sanity and survival.
THR has these :
“Rampart” premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival.