Fans of the 2010 Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom have no doubt eagerly awaited the follow-up from writer/director David Michôd — and judging from this first full-length trailer, The Rover won’t disappoint.
Set a decade after the collapse of society, the futuristic Western follows loner Eric (Guy Pearce, who also appeared in Animal Kingdom) as he travels the desolate roads of the Australian Outback. When thieves his car, leaving behind a wounded Rey (Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame), Eric forces him to help track down the gang to get it back. The Rover was written by Michôd from a story he conceived with Animal Kingdom star Joel Edgerton.
Opening June 13 in New York City and Los Angeles, and June 20 elsewhere, The Rover also stars Scoot McNairy, Anthony Hayes, Gillian Jones, Susan Prior, Nash Edgerton and David Field.