Just his campaign for begun Oscars, Lionsgate already thinking to follow up Sicario , the narco-thriller Denis Villeneuve who was, for us, slap the last Cannes Film Festival . If the scenario follows the underground journey of Kate Macy, FBI agent ( Emily Blunt ) enlisted to help an elite group intervention in the fight against a drug ring to the US-Mexico border , subsequently, she would focus on Alejandro, the mysterious consultant troubled past Incarnate with mad personable by Benicio Del Toro , which makes this shadow man a great movie character.
( Warning , do not go away if you do not want to learn more about the characters) Released Friday in the United States, this great film snubbed by the Cannes prize list starts well: 390 000 dollars in a weekend and only six copies . Yet, according to Variety , it is mainly the rich screenplay of the film that pushes the director of Black Label Media, Patrick Wachsberger, to start negotiations to co-finance after Sicario . “ Before the film, I asked Denis (Villeneuve) what could have happened to the character of Benicio Del Toro. Where is he going?” . After watching Sicario , one can indeed question the result, and the little we learn from his past makes you want to see the film that would be spent on it. The producer is also concerned about the future of Kate Macy: “The film ends and one wonders what will happen to him What is happening Is she not now.? to change into wolf? “.
It is still early to know whether Denis Villeneuve realize later or not, but the Quebec filmmaker currently in full production of Blade Runner 2 would still be involved in the project. As for the script, it would still be written by Taylor Sheridan , particularly talented co-author of Sicario . What to expect new sparks.
Until the release of Sicario 7 October on our screens, looking (loop) the trailer:
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