Serena certainly looks like it’s going to be pretty, but perhaps surprisingly while it looks like Oscar fodder there’s no US release set yet. However other parts of the world are luckier, as it’s due for release in the UK on October 24th and comes to various other countries in the coming months too.
Now we get to take a look with the trailer and posters, which show off Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper’s giving a rather different period look to their American Hustle efforts, which you can see above and below.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George’s hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pembertons’ passionate marriage begins to unravel leading toward a dramatic reckoning.’
Interestingly when it originally went development it was going to be rather different, as Darren Aronofsky was set to direct with Angelina Jolie starring. Now though it’s Lawrence, Cooper and Susanne Bier directing. [Read more…]