The first images from director Derek Cianfrance’s crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines have been unveiled, giving us our first look at stars Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper in character. The film centers on the intense feud between a professional motorcycle rider turned bank robber (Gosling) and a rookie police officer (Cooper). The images showcase Gosling’s peroxided hair and overall badassness, and Cooper’s ability to run while holding a gun.
Hit the jump to check out the images. The film also stars Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne, and Ben Mendelsohn. The Place Beyond the Pines opens sometime next year.
Here are the images (via Black Film):
Here’s the synopsis for The Place Beyond the Pines:
Luke (Gosling) is a professional motorcycle rider who turns to bank robberies to support his newborn son, but when he crosses paths with a rookie police officer (Cooper) their violent confrontation spirals into a tense generational feud. THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES is a rich dramatic thriller that traces the intersecting lives of fathers and sons, cops and robbers, heroes and villain.