Netflix has brought online The Devil All the Time trailer, which gives you a first look at the midwestern gothic tale launching globally on the streaming service on September 16, 2020. You can watch the trailer below and you’ll find the poster underneath.
Directed by Antonio Campos (The Sinner, Christine), the film stars Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Jason Clarke, Riley Keough, Bill Skarsgård, Sebastian Stan, Haley Bennett, Mia Wasikowska, and Eliza Scanlen.
The film, written by Antonio and Paulo Campos, is adaptation of Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 novel by the same name (buy at Amazon).
In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters — an unholy preacher (Robert Pattinson), twisted couple (Jason Clarke and Riley Keough), and crooked sheriff (Sebastian Stan) — converge around young Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.
Spanning the time between World War II and the Vietnam war, director Antonio Campos’ The Devil All the Time renders a seductive and horrific landscape that pits the just against the corrupted.
“I was really eager to work with Antonio because his previous films that I’ve seen are very raw,” Holland previously told EW. “I guess it was the challenge of doing a different accent, playing the rural kid, a period film, a new director. Everything ticked the boxes for me.”
“Tom is a very sweet person and a very generous actor but he’s willing to go wherever he needs to go emotionally for the character,” added Campos. “He wanted to go where he had to go. Tom’s electric. He’s sort of sitting there doing nothing and is immensely watchable.”
Robert Pattinson plays a preacher named Preston Teagardin in the film. “Rob prepared a bunch of ideas and you don’t know what you’re going to get but it’s all interesting,” said Campos. “The character coming to life — I saw that in front of me when we were on set.”
About the film, Campos said “it was a challenging shoot just because there were so many locations and we were really spread out over a large portion of northern Alabama. The nice thing is Alabama hasn’t been filmed in very often, so it’s not as recognizable as some other places that have been filmed in and photographed thoroughly by various films and TV shows.”
“It was interesting,” says Holland. “We were in Birmingham and we shot out of the city quite a lot in rural parts of the state. I like to work on films where a location can be as big a character as you are in the film and Alabama definitely served that purpose and brought this really rural visceral vibe to the process.”
The producers of the movie include Randall Poster, Ninestories’ Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker, and Max Born. The executive producers are Annie Marter and Jacob Jaffke.
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