Promised Land Trailer Debuts: Matt Damon Goes Drilling

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Promised Land is like a modern-day There Will Be Blood. Just replace Daniel Day-Lewis with Matt Damon (The Departed), and oil with natural gas. Take a look at the first trailer for Promised Land:

Gus Van Sant helms the production, which is based on a story by Dave Eggers. It follows Damon as a salesman named Steve who seeks drilling rights in desolate farming towns.

John Krasinski, who co-wrote the film with Damon, plays a local named Dustin who fights Steve's influence. Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Hal Holbrook (Lincoln) also star.

Promised Land will see a limited release December 28, before expanding to a wider release in 2013. Take a look at the Promise Land poster, as well:

Promised Land Poster
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