Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Win Premiere Tickets
To see Mission: Impossible in Vienna.
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Images
Chinny reckoning
Simon Kinberg Talks Deadpool
''It’s graphic. Nothing is taboo...''
Mark Wahlberg Joins Mile 22
Iko Uwais and Ronda Rousey already aboard
Exclusive First Trailer For Spanish Thriller Marshland
The acclaimed serial killer mystery gets a poster too
Stana Katic Ready For The Rendezvous
Raza Jaffrey co-starring in the adventure film
New Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp Trailer Online
Introducing Jon Hamm!
Hawk The Slayer To Return In A Sequel
Terry Marcel prepping Hawk The Hunter
Exclusive First Look At Nicholas Hoult In Kill Your Friends
How to get ahead in the record industry
The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015: In Review
Inside Out and 45 Years take a bow
Paul Thomas Anderson Tackling Pinocchio Script
For Robert Downey Jr.'s planned film of the fairy tale
Gattaca's Andrew Niccol Writing Monopoly
As Lionsgate takes over the rights to the game adaptation
Full Steve Jobs Trailer Takes The Stage
Michael Fassbender wants to show us something...
J.K. Simmons And Michael Keaton Won't Visit Kong: Skull Island
A shooting schedule shift means they've jumped ship
Fatal Attraction Miniseries In The Works
Hop for your lives, bunnies!
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
04 June 2015
Andrew Garfield Is Evicted In The 99 Homes Trailer
Michael Shannon will not find him (another house)
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Far From The Madding Crowd (2015)
Empire Star Rating
X + Y (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Paddington (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Imitation Game (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Say When (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Never Let Me Go Trailer Online
Knightley! Mulligan Romanek! Oscar bait!

16 June 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Apple

submit to reddit

There are some films that arrive so overloaded with talent that the poster might as well just be a moving image of Stephen Colbert with his grasping hand and the slogan, “Oscar Please!” plastered across the bottom. And while having a solid pedigree is never a guarantee of an award, the rather lovely new trailer for Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go suggests that Fox Searchlight wouldn’t mind clearing some room in its offices for a trophy or two.

Let’s run down the list, shall we? Adapted from Kazuo Ishiguro’s acclaimed novel, Romanek’s film features Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield, Sally Hawkins and Charlotte Rampling in a tale of life, love, death and the ultimate question of what makes us human.

Our three leads, Kathy (Mulligan), Ruth (Knightley) and Tommy (Garfield) grew up together in the mysterious Hailsham boarding school. Which, despite apparent funding and supplies beyond the dreams of most normal GSCE farms, is grooming its students for an undisclosed,but shocking future. At 18, they are released into the world, but will soon be called upon for “donations”. Life – and relationships – for our heroes could be tragically short. We’ll say no more, though the promo gives away a little extra information.

And if you don’t care for all the dramatic waffle, or even the sci-fi tinge, there’s also sex.

The trailer’s now up at Apple, though we wouldn’t be surprised if anyone had trouble getting it to work since the company’s servers were hammered yesterday by the pre-order launch of the new iPhone and WHY DID I HAVE TO SPEND SIX HOURS GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS AND STARING AT THE SPINNING WHEEL OF DOOM ONLY TO BE TOLD THAT THE PRE-ORDERS HAVE SOLD OUT?* Er… We mean… enjoy!

*We apologise for our man in LA. He’s a little emotional at the moment.
 


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Paul Bettany Makes A Margin Call
Joins Spacey & Quinto in indie drama
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

I cannot wait to see that movie - I am a fan of Knightley and believe she is an outstanding actress and beauty! More

Posted by Imaginox at 19:15 on 16 June 2010 | Report This Post

BOOOOOOOOOOORIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIING More

Posted by lona_no_friends at 17:10 on 16 June 2010 | Report This Post

Yes please
I am so psyched for that right now. More

Posted by swordsandsandals at 12:25 on 16 June 2010 | Report This Post

Blah
All start British cast. Seen those guys a million times and never really been impressed.... looks like a barrage of pure cheese to me. More

Posted by rpem22 at 11:25 on 16 June 2010 | Report This Post

You Had Me At Knightley
I WANT that posh tottie! More

Posted by BenTramer at 11:12 on 16 June 2010 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Please Explain! With Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Plus Emilia Clarke on pranks, smiles and 'The Robot'

Terminator Genisys: Empire's Verdict
It wants your clothes and your (re)boots

100 Greatest Movie Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains exclusively revealed!

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Podcast 167: Emily Mortimer, Robert Sheehan, Corin Hardy
It's the live Edinburgh special round 2!

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)