Much of the focus surrounding Rian Johnson’s ‘Looper’ has been about either the time-travel aspect of the plot, or the fact that Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis were playing the same character at different stages of his life. Well, Emily Blunt grabbed a shotgun and is demanding we pay a little attention to her character. And who are we to disappoint a lady?
It's been almost twenty years since Disney's underrated baseball movie 'Angels in the Outfield' was released, which is the main thread that ties Joseph Gordon-Levitt together with Tony Danza. The two starred in the picture and are looking to work together again as Gordon-Levitt casts Danza onto his new project. And don't expect either of them to do the 'Angels in the Outfield' wave in this dark comedy.
Though the teaser trailer makes the narrative pretty clear, there's still a lot to get one's head around about Rian Johnson's 'Looper.' Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a looper, whose job it is to kill people from the future. What happens when he's asked to kill his future self (Bruce Willis)? This movie. Check out the teaser...
We’re excited for ‘Looper’ simply because it’s the new Rian Johnson joint. ‘Brick’ was a brilliant play on the crime noir genre, and ‘The Brothers Bloom’ was a worthy, quirky follow-up. But toss Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis into the mix for a time-traveling assassination thriller, and we’re practically frothing at the mouth for this thing to get here already.
What happens when a hitman is ordered to eliminate himself?
Ask Joseph Gordon-Levitt and director Rian Johnson (‘Brick,’ ‘The Brothers Bloom’), who stopped by WonderCon in Anaheim to discuss their latest collaboration, ‘Looper.’ The time-travel thriller stars Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, and reaches theaters on Sept. 28. As part of the marketing push, TriStar Pictures and FilmDistrict teased two photos of a gun-wielding Gordon-Levitt, who looks eerily like his co-star Mr. Willis.