First Images Of Matt Damon In ‘Promised Land’

Not so long ago we brought you the brand new trailer for Promised Land and now we have the first images from the film which will features Matt Damon in the lead role.

Promised Land will be based on the story by Dave Eggers, with a screenplay written by Matt Damon himself as well as John Krasinski, from the US Office fame, who will also be starring alongside Damon in the film.

Damon also wanted to take the role of director for Promised Land, however, scheduling conflicts meant he had to step down. Nonetheless, he will still produce the film with Chris Moore. Directorial duties have now gone to Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk) and the film will additionally star Lucas Black, Frances McDormandRosemarie DeWitt, Titus Welliver and Hal Holbrook.

The film will follow corporate salesman (Damon) as he arrives in a rural town with his sales partner (McDormand) as they try to gain drilling rights. As the town has been hit-hard economically, they wrongly believe the task to be an easy one. However, they meet objection especially from a schoolteacher (Holbrook).

Click on the images below to seem them in their full glory. The first shows Damon gazing out a train window clearly with a lot on his mind and the second shows him looking a bit more cheery as he shares a drink with the lovely Rosemarie DeWitt.

Source: IndieWire

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Currently a student of Film Studies, Jessy has been in-love with films ever since she can remember. Watching Edward Scissorhands triggered an ongoing and never-ending infatuation with Johnny Depp, she believes Tim Burton to be wonderful and Darren Aronofsky is a genius. Hoping to make a living out of it one day, she will continue to write about films for as long as they are made.