Cut Bank

(2015)

The story of 25-year-old Dwayne McLaren (Hemsworth), a former-athlete-turned-auto-mechanic, who dreams of getting out of Cut Bank, Montana, the coldest town in America. But his efforts to do so set in motion a deadly series of events that change his life and the character of the town forever.

‘Cut Bank’ Blu-ray Preview with Billy Bob Thornton | EXCLUSIVE

‘Cut Bank’ Blu-ray Preview with Billy Bob Thornton | EXCLUSIVE

Billy Bob Thornton reveals how well he got along with the cast and crew in our exclusive preview for Cut Bank, which is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. This preview also includes plenty of behind-the-scenes footage from the set, and more insight into the production from screenwriter Roberto Patino. We also get brief glimpses of several other cast members, including Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Bruce Dern, Michael Stuhlbarg, Oliver Platt and John Malkovich.

The Fargo-esque mystery crime-thriller Cut Bank follows Dwayne McClaren's (Liam Hemsworth) carefully planned escape from the sleepy town of Cut Bank, Montana. When Dwayne's plan backfires and he's swept into a murder investigation led by the local sheriff (Malkovich), he discovers that CutBank is a small town full of big - and deadly - surprises in this star-powered thriller filled with clever plot twists, dark humor and a gallery of unforgettable characters. Matt Shakman makes his feature directorial debut on Cut Bank, after directing several television episodes for shows such as Fargo and The Good Wife.

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2 ‘Cut Bank’ Posters: Good Folks, Bad Deeds

2 ‘Cut Bank’ Posters: Good Folks, Bad Deeds

Instead of using star Liam Hemsworth to sell the drama Cut Bank, A24 has released two very different posters utilizing two very different styles. The first one-sheet takes on the look and tone of a 1970s thriller. The second piece of art weighs heavily to the left of that, evoking memories of Norman Rockwell.

Liam Hemsworth stars as Dwayne McLaren in Cut Bank, a young man who dreams of  escaping small town life with his girlfriend Cassandra (Teresa Palmer). When Dwayne witnesses an awful crime, he tries to leverage a bad situation into a scheme to get rich quickly but he finds that fate and an unruly accomplice are working against him. Thrust into the middle of a police investigation spearheaded by the local sheriff (John Malkovich), everything goes from bad to worse in this all-American thriller.

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‘Cut Bank’ Trailer with Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer

‘Cut Bank’ Trailer with Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer

Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth) dreams about escaping small town life in Cut Bank, Montana, "the coldest spot in the nation," with his vivacious girlfriend Cassandra (Teresa Palmer). When Dwayne witnesses an awful crime, he tries to leverage a bad situation into a scheme to get rich quickly but he finds that fate and an unruly accomplice are working against him.

Thrust into the middle of a police investigation spearheaded by the local sheriff (John Malkovich), everything goes from bad to worse in this all-American thriller. Directed by Matt Shakman, this tight ensemble also stars Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Dern, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Oliver Platt.

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‘Cut Bank’ Starring Liam Hemsworth Lands at A24

‘Cut Bank’ Starring Liam Hemsworth Lands at A24

A24, in conjunction with director Matt Shakman, the film's producers and in partnership with DIRECTV, announced today that they have acquired all US rights to Matt Shakman's directorial debut Cut Bank. The film had a successful US premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival and will next make its International debut at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Written by Roberto Patino, Cut Bank is an exciting modern-day thriller with an incredible ensemble cast that includes Liam Hemsworth, John Malkovich, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Dern, Teresa Palmer, Oliver Platt, and Michael Stuhlbarg.

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First Look at Liam Hemsworth in ‘Cut Bank’ Photo

First Look at Liam Hemsworth in ‘Cut Bank’ Photo

We have your first look at Liam Hemsworth in the upcoming thriller Cut Bank, which wrapped shooting this week.

Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth ) a high school star athlete recently turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, MT, the coldest town in America, and whisking his pageant-hopeful girlfriend, Cassandra (Teresa Palmer), away to the big city. But his plan to do so sets in motion a deadly series of events and thrusts him into a police investigation headed by Sheriff Vogel (John Malkovich), the protector of Cut Bank and the closest thing Dwayne has to a father figure. Panic sweeps across the community in mere hours, but things are not what they seem. Cassandra's father Big Stan Steeley (Billy Bob Thornton) is the only one who seems to realize this. However, the damage is already done and the events that unfold change Dwayne's life, and the life of the town, forever.

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Liam Hemsworth Boards ‘Cut Bank’

Liam Hemsworth Boards ‘Cut Bank’

The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has joined the cast of Matt Shakman's upcoming crime thriller Cut Bank.

The film centers on Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth, who dreams of leaving his hometown of Cut Bank, Montana. His attempt to leave triggers a deadly series of events that change the town and his life forever. John Malkovich, Ben Kingsley, Michael Sheen and Teresa Palmer are also starring.

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Armie Hammer, Ben Kingsley, and John Malkovich Join ‘Cut Bank’

Armie Hammer, Ben Kingsley, John Malkovich, Michael Sheen, and Teresa Palmer have signed on for the indie thriller Cut Bank.

The story is set in Cut Bank, Montana, and centers on a mechanic and an ex-football player who try to get of the small town, which they discover is frozen in time. It isn't known what characters this quintet of actors will play.

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