Open Road Films has released a new Nightcrawler clip from director Dan Gilroy’s upcoming psychological thriller, which was one of the best films I saw at the Toronto International Film Festival this year. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Lou Bloom, a sociopath who plunges into the depths of filming gruesome footage for local news, and begins pushing the limits between covering the news and making it. The film has shades of Network and Taxi Driver, and you’ll get a little taste of the former in this new clip that finds Bloom pitching himself to a late night network news producer played by Rene Russo. Their relationship in the film develops in delicious fashion, and I can’t wait to see the movie again when it opens on Halloween.
Hit the jump to check out the new Nightcrawler clip as well as some new images, and click here to read Matt’s review. The film also stars Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton, and Kevin Rahm. Nightcrawler opens in theaters on October 31st.