While Nicholas Winding Refn was steadily gaining attention in the film world for his Pusher trilogy and Bronson, which also brought Tom Hardy to the attention of film fans, it was the 2011 feature Drive had brought Refn the most acclaim of his career. With Ryan Gosling as the nameless protagonist, the film ended up on numerous top 10 lists at the end of the year, leading to much excitement when it was announced that the two would be teaming up once again for Refn’s next feature. Titled Only God Forgives, Refn takes on writing duties this time around as well, with Gosling joined onscreen by Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Burke. The first red band trailer for the film has now been released, and can be seen below.
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(Source: The Film Stage)