The Amazing Spider-man director Marc Webb has gone back to smaller scale films since his seourn into superhero territory. First with Gifted, and now with The Only Living Boy in New York.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Thomas Webb (Callum Turner), the son of a publisher and his artistic wife, has just graduated from college and is trying to find his place in the world. Moving from his parents’ Upper West Side apartment to the Lower East Side, he befriends his neighbor W.F. (Jeff Bridges), a shambling alcoholic writer who dispenses worldly wisdom alongside healthy shots of whiskey. Thomas’ world begins to shift when he discovers that his long-married father (Pierce Brosnan) is having an affair with a seductive younger woman (Kate Beckinsale). Determined to break up the relationship, Thomas ends up sleeping with his father’s mistress, launching a chain of events that will change everything he thinks he knows about himself and his family.’
The movie is due out in US cinemas on August 11th. No UK date is currently set. Take a look at the trailer below. [Read more…]