Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Big New X-Men Days Of Future Past Trailer Lands
'This is gonna be fun...'
New Trailer For Third Person
Run! Liam Neeson is back in Paris
Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly Want To Be Border Guards
And Adam McKay will direct
Star Trek Writers To Reboot Flash Gordon
Gordon's alive!
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Helen Mirren In Talks For Trumbo
She may co-star with Bryan Cranston
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Godzilla
16 May 2014
The Two Faces Of January
16 May 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Inside Llewyn Davis (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Seduced And Abandoned (2013)
Empire Star Rating
From Up On Poppy Hill (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Only God Forgives (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Pacific Rim (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Red Band Drive Trailer Crashes Online
Ryan Gosling is behind the wheel

22 July 2011  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: IGN

submit to reddit

Red Band Drive Trailer Crashes Online

We've had our Fast Fives and our Drive Angrys, but it's been a while since anyone delivered a properly grown-up car-chase movie. As if in answer to that very call then, here's the US trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive, which screeched through Comic-Con and pulled up at IGN.

There's plenty of plot detail in amongst the action, so you'll easily glean from the clip that Ryan Gosling is a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a wheelman for shady types until a heist goes awry and he finds himself with a price on his head.

Advance word on this is strong. The trailer may have a conventional thriller feel to it, but you should definitely expect the same sense of Refn auteurship that was writ large in the eccentric Bronson and the frankly mental Valhalla Rising. Gosling's Drive character is unnamed but don't expect a homage to Ryan O'Neal's taciturn turn in Walter Hill's The Driver in this promo. There's dialogue here; there's plot; there's action; there's romance. 

There's also a very strong supporting cast, built out of Carey Mulligan, Ron Perlman, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac, Christina Hendricks and an against-type Albert Brooks. UK audiences can take delivery of the full Drive package on September 23.


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

Exclusive Clip From The Tree
It's tree-mendous
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

Drive
Really liking the look of this, has my interest. More

Posted by durelius at 22:13 on 22 July 2011 | Report This Post

looks ok
think i will give this a crack. Looks a lot better than Drive Angry! More

Posted by Tosh at 14:26 on 22 July 2011 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

The Remake Report: Hollywood's Do-Overs Coming Our Way
The redoes, remakes, reboots, reworkings and reimaginings headed our way…

The Nebraska Playlist
Alexander Payne programmes a movie marathon for us

John Michael McDonagh Talks Calvary
The director on his follow-up to The Guard

More Found Footage: Another 25 Trailers That Tease Missing Scenes
Further sequences that disappeared between promo and final cut

Ten Career Lessons From An Oscar-Winning Producer
Jeremy Thomas on everything from The Last Emperor to Sexy Beast

Directors Joe And Anthony Russo Share 15 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Secrets
As heard on Empire’s special spoiler podcast interview…

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)