nic-cage-1

Some folks were outraged when news first hit that Nicolas Cage would be starring in a remake of Bad Lieutenant.  Others were confused when Werner Herzog came on as director and announced it had nothing to do with the original Abel Ferrara film.  Still others like myself didn’t give a shit either way.  As if to answer the concerns, questions, and indifference of film fans worldwide the first psuedo-trailer has found it’s way online.  And it is a doozy.  Check it out here.

Looks amazing doesn’t it?  And the script!  “We don’t hit women down south! What are those fucking iguanas doing on my coffee table?  You don’t have a lucky crack pipe?  Shoot him again… his soul’s still dancing!”  Absolutely brilliant stuff here.  Always the master thespian, Cage inhabits the role of a crazy cokehead with authenticity unseen since Chevy Chase snorted a six-foot line in Modern Problems.  And that accent… if I didn’t know any better I’d say Cage was born and raised in New Orleans!

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans comes out December 2nd… in Belgium and France. No word on a US release date yet.

What do you think of the trailer?


ARTICLE TAGS
Like this article? Join thousands of your fellow movie lovers who subscribe to The Weekly Edition from Film School Rejects. Our best articles, every week, right in your inbox!
  %
%  
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!
Some movie websites serve the consumer. Some serve the industry. At Film School Rejects, we serve at the pleasure of the connoisseur. We provide the best reviews, interviews and features to millions of dedicated movie fans who know what they love and love what they know. Because we, like you, simply love the art of the moving picture.
Comic-Con 2014
Summer Box Office Prediction Challenge
Got a Tip? Send it here:
editors@filmschoolrejects.com
Publisher:
Neil Miller
Managing Editor:
Scott Beggs
Associate Editors:
Rob Hunter
Kate Erbland
Christopher Campbell
All Rights Reserved © 2006-2014 Reject Media, LLC | Privacy Policy | Design & Development by Face3