Latest Looper Trailer Jumps In

'I can't let you walk away alive...'

Director Rian Johnson has been using Twitter again to tease the latest trailer for his sci-fi action pic Looper. This is the UK version for your delectation, with the US version likely to follow soon. But enough wibbling about time zones – go watch the thing. Just before you do… Be aware that Johnson has cautioned that, while this doesn’t give away the big twists, there are some small elements here that might be vaguely spoilery.

brightcove.createExperiences();Looper, for anyone still unaware, finds Joseph Gordon-Levitt working in 2042 as one of the titular hit men. They're hired by criminal organisations who send their chosen victims back from 30 years further into the future to be offed where no one will look for them. But an already timey-wimey twisted tale is given a further wrench when Joe’s latest target turns out to be his older self, played by Bruce Willis.

We’ll say no more about the plot as we’re too busy building our anticipation for this one. Keep your eyes locked to the Empire site for the next trailer when it breaks. And by that, we of course mean don’t go to sleep, don’t go out anywhere, ignore your family, let the washing go un-washed…

With Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels and Garret Dillahunt also in the cast, Looper travels to our time on September 28.