The brand new poster for Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s “The Walk” has been released, the film is directed by Robert Zemeckis (Contact, Cast Away) and they’re joined by Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon and James Badge Dale.
Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man—Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)—has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. Robert Zemeckis, the director of such marvels as Forrest Gump and Back to the Future, again uses advanced technology in the service of an emotional, character-driven story. The Walk is true big-screen cinema, a chance for moviegoers to viscerally experience the feeling of reaching the clouds. The film is a love letter to Paris and New York City in the 1970s, but most of all, to the Towers of the World Trade Center.
If you want to know more about this story the documentary MAN ON WIRE is incredible.
By the poster I think if you are scared of heights you may want to stay away…. I have a feeling seeing this film in 3D and in IMAX (Real IMAX not fake IMAX) its going to be amazing.
THE WALK opens in cinemas October 1