A father transports his son to safety following a nuclear explosion and battles starving stragglers and marauding packs of cannibals in his way. Based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy.
Viggo Mortensen is an actor who is known for pushing the envelope with every screen role he takes. From a warrior king in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, to an amnesia ridden reluctant hero in A History of Violence, to his Oscar Nominated role as a undercover agent posing as a Russian Mobster in David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises, Mortensen always delivers with a strong and moving performance. In his new film The Road, opening in theaters on November 25th, the actor once again takes on a difficult role as a father trying to protect his son from the hardships of a post-apocalyptic future. We recently had an opportunity to speak with Mortensen, along with his co-star Michael K. Williams (The Wire) and the film's director John Hillcoat (The Proposition) about the movie, the cast, the book it was based on and how to survive the inevitable post-apocalyptic future. To watch our exclusive interview click on the video clip below.
An unnamed father (Viggo Mortensen) and his young son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) struggle to survive after an unspecified apocalypse and make their way toward the coast for possible food, shelter, safety, or to potentially find other survivors of the cataclysmic events in this film based on No Country for Old Men author Cormac McCarthy's best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Road. Along the way, they encounter grave struggles and hardships across the barren landscapes, with scarce shelter and resources available to them, and having to avoid bands of cannibals and other desperate gangs looking to pillage valuables and food. Various flashback sequences occur where the Man remembers events prior to the catastrophe, many involving his deceased wife played by Charlize Theron. Also starring Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Garret Dillahunt and Robert Duvall, directed by John Hillcoat, The Road opens in theaters on November 25th.Read More
Yahoo! Movies has just released a brand new trailer for the upcoming drama The Road, which will be released in theaters nationwide on November 25. Click below to watch this brand new trailer for this new drama.
The Road stars Viggo Mortensen, Robert Duvall, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Kodi Smit-McPhee and will hit theaters nationwide on November 25.Read More
The Weinstein Company has released a new poster for the highly-anticipated drama The Road, which will be released in theaters nationwide on November 25. Click below to take a look at the latest poster for this Cormac McCarthy adaptation, directed by John Hilcoat.
The Road stars Viggo Mortensen, Robert Duvall, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Kodi Smit-McPhee and will finally hit theaters nationwide on November 25.Read More
TheMovieRambler has revealed 5 clips from The Road, directed by John Hillcoat, and based on the book by Cormac McCarthy. The horror-thriller opens in theaters October 16th.
Starring Viggo Mortensen, Robert Duvall, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Kodi Smit-McPhee, the film is about a father who transports his son to safety following a nuclear explosion and battles starving stragglers and marauding packs of cannibals in his way.Read More
Labor Day weekend is coming up, and it's a holiday that marks the end of the summer movie season along with summer itself. All the kids are heading back to the classroom for another dreaded year of school and (for those in L.A. like myself) the weather starts to cool... hopefully. While fall usually isn't seen as a cinematic hotbed, with the blockbuster summer season over, there are still plenty of quality films to check out at the box office. This year we have Megan Fox's possessed body, a sensational animated film and a new zombie adventure. There's a lot more that I'm looking forward to this fall, so here is a comphrehensive look at what you can expect from this fall movie season.
Gamer is a high-concept action thriller set in a near future when gaming and entertainment have evolved into a terrifying new hybrid. Humans control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online games: people play people...for keeps. Mind-control technology is widespread, and at the heart of the controversial games is its creator, reclusive billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). His latest brainchild, the first-person shooter game "Slayers," allows millions to act out their most savage fantasies online in front of a global audience, using real prisoners as avatars with whom they fight to the death.Read More
Moviehole has dug a bit of interesting information out of a recent interview in the Herald Sun. It seems that Kodi Smit Mc-Phee, the young actor that stars opposite Vigo Mortensen in the big screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's The Road, has joined Matt Reeves' remake of the Swedish cult favorite Let the Right One in.
Now titled Let Me In, the new film is "inspired" by Tomas Alfredson's horror story about a young boy that develops a tight bond with a vampire child. Though Mc-Phee hasn't signed on the dotted line to play the twelve-year old Oskar, the actor says that it is looking like a lock.Read More
Yahoo! Movies has just debuted the brand new trailer for John Hilcoat's new film, The Road, which is set for release on October 16. Click below to get your first look at this trailer for yourself.
Based on Cormac McCarthy's best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Road is the epic post-apocalyptic tale of a journey taken by a father and his young son across a barren landscape that was blasted by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed civilization and most life on earth.Read More