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‘Brimstone’ Trailer: Guy Pearce is a Creepy Reverend in Martin Koolhoven’s Gritty Western — Watch

Dakota Fanning, Carice Van Houten and Kit Harington co-star.

Guy Pearce in Brimstone


Now that he’s been released from space jail, Guy Pearce is ready to return to the American frontier. He’s set to do so in Martin Koolhoven’s “Brimstone,” a Western set in 19th-century America with, well, fire-and-brimstone overtones. Watch its Dutch trailer below.

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“Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing,” Pearce intones in voiceover as the spot opens, “for inwardly they are ravening wolves.” His reverend goes on to describe himself as Jesus’ sheepdog, a righteous shepherd who finds those who’ve strayed from God’s path and helps them get back on it —violently, if need be. At the top of his list is Dakota Fanning, whose mute character he’s planning to punish for a sin she may not have actually committed.

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Carice Van Houten and Kit Harington of “Game of Thrones” also star in “Brimstone,” which first premiered in Venice before going on to screen in Toronto. The film doesn’t yet have a stateside release date.

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