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
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Take a survey for the chance to win an iPad
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Cary Fukunaga No Longer Directing The New It
He's departed the adaptation of Stephen King's horror
New Point Break Poster Online
The only law that matters is gravity
New Documentary Planned About George Miller's Ill-Fated Justice League
Director Ryan Unicomb wants to explore the abandoned superhero pic
Exclusive: Three New Ant-Man Stills
Fresh from the new issue of Empire...
Alicia Vikander In Talks For The New Bourne Film
And Assassin's Creed
Tomorrowland Plants Its Flag At The Top Of The US Box Office Charts
Poltergeist haunts fifth
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
20 May 2015
Imogen Poots In Talks For The Lonely Island's Connor4real
And Tim Meadows is officially aboard the music spoof
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The 9th Life Of Louis Drax
31 December 2015
She’s Funny That Way
26 June 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Wild (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Exodus: Gods And Kings (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Jimi: All Is By My Side (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Gone Girl (2014)
Empire Star Rating
What We Did On Our Holiday (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Trailer For A Long Way Down Arrives
Aaron Paul tackles Nick Hornby

28 January 2014  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Lionsgate

submit to reddit

We haven't heard much about A Long Way Down since its shoot in the autumn of 2012. But as it heads to the Berlin International Film Festival next month, a trailer has finally surfaced, showcasing the not inconsiderable charms of Aaron Paul, Pierce Brosnan, Imogen Poots and Toni Collette. Rosamund Pike and Sam Neill provide the support, in Pascal Chaumeil's darkly comic adapation of the Nick Hornby bestseller.

It's no easy thing to craft a feelgood movie premised on multiple attempted suicides, but it looks as though all involved have found a way to do it. If you don't know the novel and didn't glean it from this trailer, the story involves four strangers - Brosnan's disgraced TV presenter, Collette's put-upon single mum, and troubled yoots Poots and Paul - meeting as they find themselves in an unexpected queue to jump from a building on New Year's Eve.

Agreeing to postpone until Valentine's Day, they form an unlikely support group, and endure some equally unlikely escapades on the road to spiritual and psychological recovery.

The trailer sets up Brosnan as the dominant personality, but post-Breaking Bad all eyes are now on Paul's future away from the small screen. March is certainly a good month for him. Need For Speed, which he shot after this, screeches into the UK on March 12. A Long Way Down follows hard on its heels on March 21.


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

Sly Cooper To Get A Movie Adaptation In 2016
It already has a trailer...
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Who Are The New Mutants?
Fox’s X-Men spin-off features a bunch of fresh faces. Here’s what you need to know...

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

Ana Lily Amirpour On A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
'There's nothing sexier than a vampire...'

Rick Baker: Creature By Creature
The make-up effects titan on his greatest creations

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Barbarians And Battletrucks: The Weird World Of Mad Max Knock-Offs
20 diversions along the Fury Road

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

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

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

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

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
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)