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First Look: Nicolas Cage in Joe

Nicolas Cage looks ready to take on all comers in this first photo from David Gordon Green’s (All the Real Girls) Southern drama, Joe. Gary Hawkins adapted Larry Brown’s novel for the screen. Joe was shot in Texas and produced by Green, Lisa Muskat, Derrick Tseng, and Worldwide CEO Christopher Woodrow.
 
Joe‘s currently being shopped to buyers in Berlin.
 
The Plot:
 
In the dirty unruly world of small-town Texas, ex-convict Joe Ransom (Cage) has tried to put his dark past behind him and to live a simple life. He works for a lumber company by day, drinks by night. But when 15-year-old Gary (Tye Sheridan) Рa kid trying to support his family Рcomes to town, desperate for work, Joe has found a way to atone for his sins Рto finally be someone’s hero. As Joe tries to protect Gary, the pair will take the twisting road to redemption in the hope for a better life in this tough, hard-hitting but incredibly moving story.
 

Tye Sheridan and Nicolas Cage in Joe

Tye Sheridan and Nicolas Cage in Joe - Photo Courtesy of Worldview Entertainment

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First Look: Nicolas Cage in Joe was last modified: February 7th, 2013 by Rebecca Murray

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