THE MOVIE: Ryan Gosling is currently in Bangkok filming a Thai boxing movie with Danish filmmaker Nicolas Refn. The two worked together in Refn’s 2011′s Drive, which has already gained cult, mainstream and critical status. According to imdb.com, the plot of Only God Forgives involves a Bangkok police lieutenant and a gangster who settle their differences in a Thai-boxing match. Additional cast members include Nowhere Boy’s Kristin Scott Thomas, Thai recording artist Yayaying and The Hangover Part II’s Vithaya Pansringarm.
Updates: Dark Horizons via Indiewire notes that Refn is bringing over Drive composer Cliff Martinez. | THR talked to Gosling about preparing for his Muy Thai boxing action scenes. | THR has the first photo from the film. | Filmofilia gives us more plot details. The Collider has a new image of Ryan Gosling from the movie. To put it quite simply, he looks like he’s been chewed-up-and-spat-out out by Tong Po.
The Playlist has Nicolas Winding Refn talking about making Only God Forgives and much more. | AICN has a rundown of the footage showed at Cannes. | Ropeofsilicon.com has posted some new behind-the-scenes photos. | The Film Stage has a promotional poster, presumably out of the American Film Market. Head over to Cinema Blend for a pack of new photos. | The first teaser trailer has been released, courtesy of Rope of Silicon. | Enjoy three new photos, courtesy of The Playlist.
Two new international trailers have been released, both reveal more plot details. Check them out here and here. Keep in mind that they feature different footage, so watch em’ both. | Watch 3 new clips at The Playlist. | Watch the new featurette at The Playlist. | Another new poster has been revealed, plus head over to The Playlist for some new stills.
BREAKING NEWS: Filmofilia has 4 new clips.