Trailer Park | The Book of Eli

24 07 2009

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Last month, Maxwell returned with a new CD after an eight year layoff. The Hughes Brothers hope that lightning can strike twice as they direct Denzel Washington in the post-apocalyptic thriller, “The Book of Eli.”

The brothers climb back into the directing chair for the first time since 2001’s “From Hell” to tell the story of a lone hero (Washington) who guards the Book of Eli, which provides knowledge that could redeem society. He must also fight off Carnegie (Gary Oldman) plans to take possession of the book.

Click the image above to watch “The Book of Eli” trailer

Traditionally, Washington’s action films are not his strongest work and add that the film has a January release date and one starts to worry about the viability of the film. The trailer gives you a tiny peek into what is in store but out of respect for Washington, we will reserve judgment.

Here’s hoping that the Hughes Brothers can emulate Maxwell’s success by taking this film number one on it’s opening weekend!

The film co-stars Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals, Michael Gambon and Evan Jones.

“The Book of Eli” hits theaters on MLK Birthday weekend, January 15, 2010

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27 07 2009
Reel Images – The Book of Eli « FilmGordon

[…] is the poster for the upcoming Hughes Brothers/Denzel Washington post-apocolytic thriller, “The Book of Eli. As we stated last week, with a January release date coupled with the action genre is probably […]

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