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Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Can’t Kill Himself In Full Trailer For Rian Johnson’s ‘Looper’

Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Can't Kill Himself In Full Trailer For Rian Johnson's 'Looper'

Prosthetics, time-jumping, sci-fi, action…writer/director Rian Johnson certainly has a more than few balls in the air with “Looper” and after some tedious teasers for the trailer the whole magilla has finally be unveiled.

To recap: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis co-star in the film, where hitmen are employed by crime bosses in to kill targets sent back in time, and focuses on one such man (Gordon-Levitt), who finds himself faced with the task of killing his older self (Willis). How do they do this? As the trailer reveals, the Looper is sent back to the present day where time travel doesn’t exist, and his targets are sent to him, wrapped up and ready to go, and they are quickly dispatched. Jeff Daniels co-stars as some kind of old veteran of the job, with Emily Blunt along for the ride with a barely glimpsed Paul Dano.

So far it’s looks pretty good, and while the trailer (concept aside) might seem conventional, it’s likely because the filmmakers are trying to hold back some of the surprises. But so far, we’re liking what we’re seeing, and Johnson’s eye for framing and design is in full effect.

“Looper” opens on September 28th. [Embed via ComingSoon]

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This looks fucking awesome. Can´t wait!


Doesn’t this look remarkably similar to Minority Report?


Wow awesome still of video ;D, we just watch clearly JGL's old school style of eyelines. This film looks like pretty classic style including Emily Blunt's looks. It's just damn cool.

Katie Walsh

That does not look like JGL. What did they do to his eyes/eyebrows?


Please tell me they didn't get an prominent apostrophe wrong in one of the first shots there?

Surely it'd be Loopers' (plural) not Looper's (singular)?


Looks even better on the screen than the script did in my head. Nice shot of The Rainmaker near the end. Can't effin' wait.


"Jumper" , anyone?

Michael Bay

Idea seems similar to Time Crimes mixed with ……….


This looks unbelievably stupid.


Looks great. I did spot Dano in there a couple times, if that's what you meant by "not-yet-pictured." In the car with JGL at the beginning…

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