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Schwarzenegger stands tall in the official poster for The Last Stand

Aug. 14, 2012by: Eric Walkuski

IGN has premiered the official one-sheet for Kim Jee-Woon's dusty action flick THE LAST STAND, Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to leading-man glory.

I dig the poster; it's simple, it offers an iconic look at Arnold, and it has a pretty sweet tagline: "Not in his town. Not on his watch." Tells you all you need to know.

After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens (Schwarzenegger) moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. But that peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez (Eduardo Noriega), the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the western hemisphere, makes a deadly yet spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy.

With the help of a fierce band of lawless mercenaries led by the icy Burrell (Peter Stormare), Cortez begins racing towards the US-Mexico border at 250 mph in a specially-outfitted Corvette ZR1 with a hostage in tow. Cortezí path: straight through Summerton Junction, where the whole of the U.S. law enforcement, including Agent John Bannister (Forest Whitaker) will have their final opportunity to intercept him before the violent fugitive slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately rallies his team and takes the matter into his own hands, setting the stage for a classic showdown.

THE LAST STAND opens on JANUARY 18th.

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Extra Tidbit: Is it me or is that handgun about the length of Arnold's friggin' thigh?!
Source: IGN

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