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Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
Shussssh! It's unofficial...

28 May 2009  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Collider

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Thanks to our friends at, here's a sneak peak at Werner Herzog's Bad Lieutenant remake continuation, with Nicolas Cage's Louisiana cop going well and truly off the reservation in a blizzard of cocaine, fast women and ginormous handguns.

Click here to watch the trailer.

With Herzog behind the camera and a cast that includes Cage, Eva Mendes, Xzibit, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Val Kilmer, Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans could be a work of genius. Mad genius, but genius all the same. And it's potentially the start of a franchise. Says Cage: "You could have Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call London next. It could happen!"

Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans is out in December.


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RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
Oh Herzog, how I love thou............... More

Posted by Deviation at 12:35 on 30 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
This looks feckin' mental, can't wait! More

Posted by mackey at 22:49 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
It looks like The Wire meets Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas with Nicholas Cage going batshit in the middle of it all.   Count me in More

Posted by BatFan at 14:50 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Mental!
It almost seems like a Coen brothers film... More

Posted by UTB at 14:41 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Mental!
"What're these fucking iguanas doing on my coffee table?" "There ain't no iguanas." Comedy. Classic. That is what this will be. More

Posted by Pigeon Army at 14:07 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Mental!
Looks good, quite funny. I liked the original Ferrara film. One thing though, Eva Mendes is a fucking ] actress. More

Posted by UTB at 12:31 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

That looks frigging mental ace! I want to sees it now! More

Posted by jimoakley666 at 12:02 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

Looks nuts - I love it
Some great lines ('shoot'em again his souls still dancing' 'why the fuck is there an iguana on my table') and Nicolas Cage may be good again shock horror. Sadly Eva Mendes is once again cast as the Hot-Piece-of-Ass-and-Nothing-More role shame coz she's got talent. Werner Herzog has done no wrong yet yet so this is on my To See list. More

Posted by Taz69 at 09:54 on 29 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: No No No
L: CORLEONE A Bad Lieutenant remake? Directed by Werner Herzog? Starring Nic Cage? This weird concoction has me intrigued! asically, my thoughts exactly when I read this story. More

Posted by Olaf at 23:20 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: No No No
A Bad Lieutenant remake? Directed by Werner Herzog? Starring Nic Cage? This weird concoction has me intrigued! More

Posted by CORLEONE at 23:19 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

No No No
I'm a big fan of Werner Herzog not so much Cage and there is no way in hell he can top or match kietels performance in the original this has to be the most pointless remake to date, the original is a gritty, horrible but brilliant movie, Nicholas Cage should be kept well away from any remakes of any past movie good or bad!! I also heard there is plans for a remake of The Long Good Friday set in LA that is just plain wrong hollywood should leave the classics alone!! More

Posted by Dr Yakubu at 23:12 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
I had no idea that Werner Herzog was directing a Bad Lieutenant remake starring Nicolas Cage... this looks amazing, in either a deliberately hilarious way or a hilariously bad way. More

Posted by Olaf at 22:24 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
Crazy Cage is back baby!   Looks brilliant. More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 22:10 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
If this film is being made for laughs, tongue firmly in cheek, then it looks amazing. If it's meant to be serious, it looks hilarious and thus amazing. Nic Cage can do no right these days. More

Posted by somekindof_battery at 20:16 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bad Lieutenant Trailer Goes Online
There's something quite heartwarming about how dumb this looks. If it's as off-the-rails as the trailer seems to be suggesting it'll be worth a glance More

Posted by drugstore at 17:54 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

Didn't realise that they were doing another Bad Lieutenant movie. Difficult to see who this film is aimed at. Nic Cage fans obviously.....but everyone else.....??? Abel Ferrara's original was pretty raw and slightly out there in it's depiction of a cop on the verge of a complete mental and physical meltdown. I take it that this film will be the slightly more commercial and teen friendly version...? More

Posted by ROTGUT at 17:15 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

Dictionary Update...
Is "Ginormous" a word? I've used it for years but only just noticed how odd it looks! More

Posted by QuietLife at 17:00 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post

Uhhh... okay?
I'm not the biggest fan of Abel Ferrara's original, though I still admire it for its raw intensity and willingness to ignore the rules of what to show on a screen. But this... what is this? It looks so stupid you'd get a third-grade level essay about donkey sex if you put a typewriter in front of it. I really don't think the advertisers are doing anyone a favor by writing "Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage" either, as it's just a sad reminder that this fellow once starred in Adaptat More

Posted by Dantes Inferno at 16:40 on 28 May 2009 | Report This Post


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