You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

‘Man Down’ Trailer: Shia LaBeouf Saw Some Things in the War That You Just Wouldn’t Understand, Man

Kata Mara, Gary Oldman and Jai Courtney co-star in the new thriller.

Kate Mara and Shia LaBeouf in Man Down

“Man Down”

Lionsgate

Shia LaBeouf has leaned toward the art-house in recent years, with roles in “Nymphomaniac” and “American Honey” marking a sharp contrast to his “Transformers” days. He’ll next be seen in a more conventional film, however: “Man Down,” a new thriller from director Dito Montiel. Watch its new trailer below.

READ MORE: ‘Borg/McEnroe’: See First Image of Shia LaBeouf as Tennis Star John McEnroe for Biopic

LaBeouf plays a Marine who, after returning from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, finds himself on the search for his wife (Kate Mara) and son (Charlie Shotwell); he’s aided in that quest by a friend and fellow Marine (Jai Courtney) whose trigger-happy approach to conflict resolution is both a hindrance and a help. LaBeouf’s character is haunted by one wartime experience in particular, which  informs his demeanor and behavior throughout the film.

READ MORE: Shia LaBeouf Says He ‘Doesn’t Like the Movies’ He Made With Steven Spielberg

Clifton Collins, Jr. and Gary Oldman also star in “Man Down,” Montiel’s follow-up to “Boulevard.” Lionsgate will release the film in theaters on December 2.

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Film and tagged , , ,