Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Exploding Bullets, Exploding Heads And More In New Footage From KITE!

Actor Samuel L. Jackson's latest role after Spike Lee's Oldboy remake reverts back once more to the cinematic live-action rendering of Japanese manga/anime storytelling, this time in filmmaker Ralph Ziman's upcoming mystery science fiction action crime thriller, Kite.

Based on Yasuomi Umetsu's 1998 original video anime, Ziman's revisionist adaptation takes you into a not-too-distant future where terrorism and financial collapse have turned society into a state run by a corrupt police force that also benefits from the trafficking of young homeless girls. And here, we are introduced to actress India Eisley's portrayal of a vengeful young female assassin on a drug-infused, bloodthirsty, self-destructive journey as she is forced to kill specific targets for her late-father's ex-partner, while the defining lines between who she can and should not trust may become too blurred that she can't break free.

This week, we now have a brand new trailer and five-minute clip montage of the film featuring Jackson, Eisley, and actor Callan McAuliffe, granting viewers a blood-splattered, uber-violent look into just what awaits fans this year, courtesy of The Weinstein Company. Take a look below and stay tuned for more info.

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