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Check out the new terrifying trailer for James Franco's Child of God

Jun. 27, 2014by:

The latest trailer for James Franco’s adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel CHILD OF GOD has landed. If you’re looking for a bold adaptation of the great authors work, look no further than what James Franco has pulled off here. When he wasn't goofing around appearing in his friends movies (although we all appreciate that), Franco was able to become something of an art house director with CHILD OF GOD being his latest and perhaps riskiest effort yet.

Here’s the synopsis for CHILD OF GOD:

Lester Ballad (Scott Haze), a dispossessed, violent man who tries to exist outside of the social order. Deprived of parents and housing, his loneliness and despair relegates him to the level of a cave dweller and he falls deeper into crime and degradation in a small town at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Tennessee in the 1960s.

McCarthy's work is never easy to put on screen; in order to get a pure adaptation you're likely going to sacrifice mainstream attention and big box office numbers. The raw, violent, and unconventional ideas put forth in a lot of his writings are not for everyone; but if you’re like me and love to be challenged with grim movies such as this, definitely continue to support them.

Scott Haze looks to give a career changing performance here; it’s just chilling to watch. He sort of reminds me of Sam Rockwell’s character from THE GREEN MILE, Wild Bill - but add on a few lifetimes of shame and misery. This is not your basic thriller; let’s keep our eyes out for this one.

CHILD OF GOD gets a limited release on August 1, 2014

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9:27AM on 06/28/2014

blu ray

this is out on blu ray in the uk. awful filn. franco is a joke.
this is out on blu ray in the uk. awful filn. franco is a joke.
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8:56AM on 06/28/2014
It's No Country set in back woods Tennessee. Obviously James Franco in the chair instead of the Coen Brothers hurts, but it could be good.
It's No Country set in back woods Tennessee. Obviously James Franco in the chair instead of the Coen Brothers hurts, but it could be good.
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8:57PM on 06/27/2014

I need it get out in touch with his agent.

Because people keep on giving him money to make this shit.
Because people keep on giving him money to make this shit.
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7:51PM on 06/27/2014
Wow. This looks surprisingly spectacular. Count me in.
Wow. This looks surprisingly spectacular. Count me in.
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7:36PM on 06/27/2014
James Franco is the worst.
James Franco is the worst.
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