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First Look: Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges Face Off in New Images From Cannes Contender ‘Hell or High Water’

First Look: Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges Face Off in New Images From Cannes Contender 'Hell or High Water'

Director David Mackenzie is getting back into a world of crime (and, presumably, also a world of hurt) with his latest film, “Hell or High Water,” previously known as “Comanchiera.” The film follows a pair of brothers (played by Chris Pine and Ben Foster) who cook up a totally great, really workable plan to rob a bank to get some cash, who soon find their plans outed by a hardened Texas ranger, obviously played by Jeff Bridges.
READ MORE: ‘Starred Up’ Director David Mackenzie Now Shooting ‘Comancheria’ With Chris Pine, Ben Foster, And Jeff Bridges

The film features a script from rising scribe Taylor Sheridan, who most recently wrote “Sicario.” By the looks of our first peek at the film, it looks gritty, moody and dangerous. Sort of the perfect tone for a crime thriller from Mackenzie, right? The film will make its debut at Cannes in the Un Certain Regard section later this month, and here’s a little visual treat to tide fans of Mackenzie and his cast over before the film hits the states.

READ MORE: In His Own Words: David Mackenzie Shares a Scene from ‘Perfect Sense’

Check out two new images and a new poster for the film, via Cinema Teaser, both above and below.

“Hell or High Water” will debut at the Cannes Film Festival later this month. It will hit limited theaters on August 12, before expanding nationally on August 26.

Check out a trailer for Mackenzie’s “Starred Up,” embedded below:

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