Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed the first trailer and poster for the political drama Our Brand is Crisis. Directed by David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, George Washington) and starring Oscar winners Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side, Gravity) and Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade, “Fargo”).
A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist “Calamity” Jane Bodine (Bullock). In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy (Thornton), now coaching the opposition.
But as Candy zeroes in on every vulnerability – both on and off the campaign trail – Jane is plunged into a personal crisis as intense as the one her team exploits nationally to boost their numbers. Dramatic, rapid-fire and laced with satire, Our Brand is Crisis reveals the cynical machinations and private battles of world-class political consultants for whom nothing is sacred and winning is all that matters.
Starring Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Joaquim de Almeida (Fast Five), Ann Dowd (“The Leftovers”), Scoot McNairy (Argo) and Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks).
Our Brand is Crisis is scheduled for release on Friday, October 30, 2015.