As more time passes by and we draw closer to the release of Oliver Stone’s SAVAGES, my excitement for this film continues to grow and that trend is in full force today with the release of this brand new RED BAND clip.
Said clip features stars Blake Lively and Benicio del Toro front and center along with Salma Hayek who is quite intimating as she takes the latter down a peg or two in the video.
The crime drama is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow, who co-wrote the script with Shane Salerno and also stars Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Emile Hirsch, Joel David Moore, Demián Bichir, Mía Maestro and Trevor Donovan. SAVAGES is scheduled for release on July 6.
Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben (Johnson), a peaceful and charitable Buddhist, and his closest friend Chon (Kitsch), a former Navy SEAL and ex-mercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industry—raising some of the best marijuana ever developed. They also share a one-of-a-kind love with the extraordinary beauty Ophelia (Lively). Life is idyllic in their Southern California town…until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them.
When the merciless head of the BC, Elena (Hayek), and her brutal enforcer, Lado (Del Toro), underestimate the unbreakable bond among these three friends, Ben and Chon—with the reluctant, slippery assistance of a dirty DEA agent (Travolta)—wage a seemingly unwinnable war against the cartel. And so begins a series of increasingly vicious ploys and maneuvers in a high stakes, savage battle of wills.