WHO’S IN IT?
Jake Gyllenhaal (Donnie Darko), Rene Russo (Get Shorty), Riz Ahmed (Four Lions), Bill Paxton (Twister), Ann Cusack (Multiplicity), Kevin Rahm (Mad Men), Kathleen York (Crash), Eric Lange (Secretariat), Michael Hyatt (The Wire)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Dan Gilroy (film debut), director, writer; Jennifer Fox (Syriana), Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton), Jake Gyllenhaal (End of Watch), David Lancaster (Middle of Nowhere) and Michel Litvak (Drive), producers; James Newton-Howard (The Sixth Sense), composer; Robert Elswit (There Will Be Blood), cinematographer; John Gilroy (Pacific Rim), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal), a driven and eager young man searching for work in Los Angeles, stumbles across the seductive world of LA crime journalism and becomes inspired by a group of freelance camera crews that film crashes, murders and other crimes. With the help of TV news veteran Nina (Russo), Bloom muscles his way into the cut-throat business and unwittingly becomes the star of his own footage…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This gripping new thriller, marking the directorial debut of The Bourne Legacy writer Dan Gilroy, features an astounding central performance by Jake Gyllenhaal who gives his all to a creepy and unafraid character.