Four Canadian character posters have been released for Lee Daniels‘ The Paperboy. The film is about a reporter (Matthew McConaughey) and his younger brother (Zac Efron) working with a nymphomaniac (Nicole Kidman) to free her beloved felon (John Cusack). It’s pretty terrible. However, I can’t argue with the pull quote that describes the movie as “sweaty”. I would add that the flick is also sticky, rancid, and pungent. But it does have famous people in it, and these posters convey that fact perfectly.
Hit the jump to check out the posters. The Paperboy opens October 5th in the U.S. It opens October 19th in Canada.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Paperboy:
A sexually and racially charged film noir from Oscar(R)-nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious), The Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) and his partner Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward’s younger brother Jack (Zac Efron) and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless (Nicole Kidman), the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack) was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff. Based on the provocative bestselling novel by Pete Dexter (Mulholland Falls, Rush), The Paperboy peels back a sleepy small town’s decades-old facade of Southern gentility to reveal a quagmire of evil as dark as a Florida bayou.