With 'Drive,' Ryan Gosling and director Nicolas Winding Refn creating a haunting and brutal crime flick for the ages. The duo look to recreate that magic with the upcoming 'Only God Forgives,' which moves the action to Thailand but maintains their last film's slick style and uncomfortable violence. Three incredibly NSFW clips from the film have arrived and it certainly looks like Refn and Gosling are bringing their A-game.
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'Only God Forgives,' starring Ryan Gosling before his "break from acting," is prepping to make its premiere at this year's Cannes, the same place 'Drive' debuted in 2011. The film festival is just around the corner (May 16), so to prepare you for what we're about to see, here's are two all-new trailers, featuring some pretty intense footage.
Ryan Gosling had been attached to star in his first big studio action film - a remake of the 1976's 'Logan's Run' - with frequent collaborator Nicholas Winding-Refn ('Drive'). But now Gosling has dropped out of the project and that leaves us wondering if the 'Logan's Run' remake will ever happen.
After 'Drive,' Nicolas Winding Refn was hot. Sure, the film did just so-so stateside, but he also won the best director prize at Cannes. And though he's in post-production on his upcoming 'Only God Forgives,' word has hit that he may be producing a prequel to the 80's cult classic 'Maniac Cop.'