Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
Want To Be An Empire Journalist?
Find out how here
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Fresh Interstellar Trailer Touches Down
Plus a new featurette about the movie's science...
First Look At Benedict Cumberbatch As Richard III In The Hollow Crown
And Sherlock's Andrew Scott will be King Louis in Henry VI Part 2
Ben Affleck Finds The Accountant
He's in negotiations for an action thriller
New Promo For The Theory Of Everything
Stephen Hawking: The early years
Latest Exodus: Gods And Kings Trailer Arrives
Christian Bale is the chosen one
The Angry Birds Movie Reveals Its Voice Cast
Sudeikis! McBride! Hader! Rudolph! Dinklage! Birds!
Zombieland 2 Gets A New Writer
Ruben Fleischer back on board as director
Miles Teller Talks Fantastic Four
'The tone of this film is completely different from the last one'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Latest Exodus: Gods And Kings Trailer Arrives
Christian Bale is the chosen one
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Exodus: Gods And Kings
26 December 2014
Fury
24 October 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Riot Club (2014)
Empire Star Rating
In Order Of Disappearance (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Sex Tape (2014)
Empire Star Rating
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Frank (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

The Counsellor Teaser Online
Fassbender gets into big trouble...

26 June 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: 20th Century Fox UK

submit to reddit

As Walter White can tell you, dabbling in drug dealing can be bad for your health. It’s a lesson that cocky lawyer Michael Fassbender clearly hasn’t learned in this first teaser trailer for Ridley Scott's The Counsellor

With Scott directing Cormac McCarthy’s script, the film also comes laden with acting goodness as Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Goran Visnjic, Bruno Ganz, Natalie Dormer and even Breaking Bad’s Hank, Dean Norris, show up in a tale of crime, corruption and one man getting into very deep doo-doo.

Despite his belief that he can get involved with narco-trading, make a mint and pull the escape cord any time he likes, Fassbender’s main man soon ends up in real trouble, on the run from seriously nasty people. As Bardem says, “You won’t see it coming.” Oh, and because we're nice, here's a bonus look at the first pic of Fassbender from the film...

With Scott on slick form and Bardem adding to the series titled Javier’s Mad Hair (here he looks like he’s been sticking his fingers in plug sockets), The Counsellor (the official press release gives it the British two Ls, so that's what we're using) promises to be entertainingly sleek and tense. It’ll hit our cinemas on November 15. 


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

More Wolverine Ink Posters
Mariko, Shingen and Harada get their own images
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

Harsh?
Poor Mr Scott. Okay, Prometheus wasn't what it could/should have been. Robin Hood was decent, but the Glaswegian/Scouse/Sheffield/Geordie/Cockney/Dorset accent by Crowe condemned the film completely. But to write him off is a little harsh. I can't help but think that his brother might have been a good choice to direct. Could this be done in homage? More

Posted by Babtash85 at 01:29 on 02 July 2013 | Report This Post

correction
Scott is not on slick form: prometheus, robin hood, body of lies, american gangster, a good year, matchstick men, kingdom of heaven and black hawk down have all been average films. This Councellor looks great with a great trailer but then again so did Prometheus. Cormac McCarthy is excellent though so let's hope that his story will bring to the film what Scott has been missing since Gladiator. More

Posted by drico at 18:36 on 26 June 2013 | Report This Post

Another one for the awful Bardem haircut collection! More

Posted by rafa66 at 21:56 on 25 June 2013 | Report This Post

Just a teaser I guess... but not a good one, at that. Great cast though. More

Posted by UTB at 21:35 on 25 June 2013 | Report This Post

"from the director of Prometheus"
hmmmnnn... not sure that's going to have the intended affect. More

Posted by tysmuse at 19:50 on 25 June 2013 | 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
The Hateful Eight - The Story So Far
We delve into the short but tangled history of Quentin Tarantino’s latest

Gallery: Unseen Star Wars Poster Concept Artwork
JW Rinzler takes us through a history of the franchise in jaw-dropping art

The Future Of Film: Lasers Will Save 3D (If Your Cinema Is Big Enough)
Big will be beautiful in the brave new world of frickin' laser beam projection

The Bond Girls Who Made It Big
The actresses who overcame the curse of 007 to forge successful careers

The Future Of Film: A Woman Will Direct Star Wars
No longer a men’s club, Hollywood is going to start opening its doors...

The Empire Podcast #130: Interviews With Rosamund Pike, Lee Child And Antoine Fuqua
The Gone Girl star, Jack Reacher author and The Equalizer director pop in for a chat

The 50 Greatest Voice Performances In Movies
Who has the most talented tonsils in town?

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  |  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)