The new trailer for Promised Land featuring Matt Damon has been released. The Good Will Hunting star re-teams with director Gus Van Sant to make the film based on “a natural gas conglomerate that descends on a small farming town. Damon and Frances McDormand are the company’s point people who run into plenty of problems once they arrive”(DL).
Promised Land is a 2012 drama film directed by Van Sant and stars Damon, John Krasinski, Rosemarie DeWitt, Frances McDormand, Hal Holbrook, Lucas Black and Titus Welliver. The film was written by Damon and Krasinski and based on a story by Dave Eggers, the film tells the story of corporate salesman Steve Butler (Damon), who seeks drilling rights in distressed communities, and local man Dustin Noble (Krasinski), who looks to oppose the sale.
Promised Land was originally slated to be released on August 23, 2012, but Focus announced that film will open in January of 2013.