LD Entertainment has released the first official image from the romantic thriller Therese, along with the announcement that the film will be released in theaters on September 27th. Based on the Emile Zola novel Therese Raquin, the film stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman trapped in an arranged marriage who conspires with her lover to dispose of her sickly cousin husband. Oscar Isaac plays Olsen’s love interest, while Harry Potter’s Tom Felton plays the character’s husband. Jessica Lange also stars as Olsen’s aunt. The film will hit theaters this September, but is also expected to make the fall film festival rounds in anticipation of an awards season run.
Hit the jump to check out the scandalous image, along with the official synopsis. Directed by Charlie Startton, Therese also stars Shirley Henderson, John Kavanagh, Mackenzie Crook, and Matt Lucas.
While walking the floor of the American Film Market (AFM) this morning, Steve was able to grab some images and synopses for a few upcoming films. Briefly:
- Rush – Director Ron Howard’s 1970s drama focuses on the rivalry between Formula 1 racers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl). The film opens September 20th, 2013.
- Can a Song Save Your Life? – This uplifting music-centered drama comes from Once director John Carney and centers on the relationship between a struggling musician (Keira Knightley) and a music producer (Mark Ruffalo) in New York City. The cast also includes Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, and Catherine Keener.
- Thérèse – This adaptation of the classic novel stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman trapped in an arranged marriage who conspires with her lover (Oscar Isaac) to dispose of her sickly cousin husband (Tom Felton). Jessica Lange also stars.
Hit the jump to check out images and detailed synopses for all three films.