Martin Scorsese long-awaited passion project, Silence, will release its first trailer in theaters on November 23, 2016 in front of Allied, followed by an online release on Saturday. With the film less than a month away from its theatrical release, Paramount Pictures has just released the official Silence poster. The dramatic movie’s based on the 1966 book by Shusaku Endo and was adapted for the screen by Gangs of New York‘s Jay Cocks.
The cast is led by Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), and Liam Neeson (Taken), with Tadanobu Asano (Thor), Issey Ogata (The Sun), Ciaran Hinds (Game of Thrones), Yosuke Kubozuka (Go), and Yoshi Oida (The Pillow Book) co-starring. Silence is set to open in theaters on December 23, 2016.
The Silence Plot: Martin Scorsese’s Silence tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden.