Hit the Red Carpet with the Cast of Looper
09.09.12 by BJSprecher
Rian Johnson's (Brick) new movie, Looper, opened the currently ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) last week, making it the first sci-fi movie to kick off the festival. The time-tripping action thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a hitman who disposes of victims sent to him from the future who finds himself tasked with terminating his own future self, played by action legend Bruce Willis. The stars hit the red carpet at TIFF for the movie's world premiere and ReelzChannel was on hand to chat with Gordon-Levitt, Willis and Emily Blunt about what attracted them to the movie and why time travel is really just a "springboard" for the more complex and "emotional" themes of movie.
Here's the synopsis of Looper:
In a future society, time-travel exists, but it's only available to those with the means to pay for it on the black market. When the mob wants to eliminate someone, it sends the target into the past, where a hit man known as a looper lies in wait to finish the job. Joe (Gordon-Levitt) is one such hired gun, and he does his job well — until the day his bosses decide to "close the loop" and send Joe's future self (Willis) back in time to be killed.
Looper also stars Paul Dano, Gareth Edwards, Piper Perabo and Jeff Daniels. It opens September 28th.