The Counselor [movies]
A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.
The Counselor is an upcoming drama / thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, from an original screenplay by Cormac McCarthy. The Counselor is set to be released in Lebanon and the middle east on November 14th, 2013.
The film tells the story of a greedy lawyer (Michael Fassbender) who finds himself in over his head when he decides to delve into the dark world of drug trafficking. Along the way we meet his naive girlfriend Laura (Penelope Cruz), Westray (Brad Pitt), a seedy middleman, Reiner and Malkina (Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz), a mysterious and dangerous couple, and Ruth (Rosie Pérez), a prison inmate represented by the lawyer.
– Michael Fassbender as The Counselor
– Penélope Cruz as Laura
– Cameron Diaz as Malkina
– Javier Bardem as Reiner Bardem’s hairstyle in the film is an ode to producer Brian Grazer.
– Brad Pitt as Westray
– Rosie Pérez as Ruth
– Natalie Dormer as The Blonde
– Bruno Ganz as The Diamond Dealer
– Rubén Blades as Jefe
– Dean Norris