Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
100 Greatest Videos Games Of All Time
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Empire Visits The Hobbit's VFX Team
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
4Music's Size Does Matter
Introducing your new favourite app
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Posters
The rebels go all Expendables in new images
Jamie Dornan Will Live The Ninth Life Of Louis Drax
Alexandre Aja's new psycho-thriller
New Horns Trailer Launches
Daniel Radcliffe's going through hell
David Frankel Set For Departure
He'll direct the science fiction romance
Steve Carell Attached To Acme Film
Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz writing the Looney Tunes spin-off
New Image For Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Joss Whedon on his bad guy, Hulkbuster and more
Fresh Look At Meryl Streep's Into The Woods Witch
Somebody needs a hairbrush. Or possibly a hedge trimmer.
New Still From Big Hero 6
See it in Baymax
See Benedict Cumberbatch In A New Image From The Imitation Game
His Alan Turing has the key to winning World War II
First Trailer For Trash Arrives Online
Be careful what you toss in the rubbish
Venice 2014: First Look At Birdman
Michael Keaton's not-so-superhero
Trailer For Eduardo Sanchez's Exists
The Blair Witch director finds Bigfoot
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 August 2014
Matthew McConaughey May Take The Stand
And Stephen Gaghan wants him for Gold
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Paddington
28 November 2014
Interstellar
07 November 2014
Maps To The Stars
26 September 2014
Before I Go to Sleep
05 September 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Grace Of Monaco (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Bad Neighbours (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Dallas Buyers Club (2014)
Empire Star Rating
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Wolf Of Wall Street (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Paperboy Poster Delivered
Nicole Kidman and co get sweaty

29 December 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Film Stage

submit to reddit

While his civil rights march drama Selma remains stuck in development hell, Precious director Lee Daniels has ploughed ahead shooting sultry thriller The Paperboy. And now the first poster for the film has arrived online, and is sitting below for your perusal.

Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron lead the cast in the film, which novelist Pete Dexter has adapted from his own 1995 book.

McConaughey is a reporter investigating the possible wrongful conviction of a man sitting on death row (John Cusack). The newspaperman ropes in his wayward brother (Efron) to help with the job, but the younger man ends up falling for a beautiful woman (Nicole Kidman), who has been courting danger by writing passionate letters to Cusack. Suffice to say, it all becomes tangled up in a twisty mystery of sex, violence and bad decisions.


To see the poster full size at The Film Stage, click the pic above.

The poster’s a nice change from the usual floaty head style – patterned after a novel itself, it’s evocative and shoves the cast front and centre. We’re hoping that this could be something better than your run-of-the-mill thriller.

There’s no set release date either here or in the States yet, but we can expect this one sometime in 2012.


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

Anne Hathaway Talks Dark Knight Rises
'Gotham City is full of grace...'
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!

Your Comments

RE: I Catch The Paperboy So He Don't Blow Away
L: BenTramer A movie about a guy on death row is called Paperboy??? eah, they should call it "Man on Death Row". More

Posted by coljohnmatrix at 11:31 on 03 January 2012 | Report This Post

I Catch The Paperboy So He Don't Blow Away
Paperboy is an an absolutely crap title for this movie, it doesn't give you any clue as to what the movie's about and would not make me want to see it. A movie about a guy on death row is called Paperboy??? More

Posted by BenTramer at 09:07 on 03 January 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Paperboy Poster Delivered
L: Super Hans On reading the headline alone, I honestly thought this was about an adaption of the old computer game.  'Disappointment' doesn't even come close... e too... More

Posted by DazDaMan at 22:37 on 29 December 2011 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Rogues Gallery: Powers Boothe
Sin City's Roark talks us through his most memorable baddies

Richard Attenborough: In Celebration
Saluting a man who made a lasting impact on cinema and beyond…

Exclusive: Luc Besson Talks Lucy
'There is no bullshit with Scarlett Johansson'

Video: Daniel Radcliffe Talks What If...
On Gordon Ramsay, swearing and date movies

The 24 Best Film-Related Ice Bucket Challenges
The viral craze that won’t quit takes in some of Hollywood’s finest

Who Shot First? The Complete List Of Star Wars Changes
An exhaustive chronology of George Lucas' post-release tinkering

Film Studies 101: A Film Buff's Guide To Movie Movements
Everything you need to know about cinema's key groups

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! 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)