The Counselor Trailer: Ridley Scott Gets an All-Star Cast

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The trailer for The Counselor has arrived and if the film doesn’t have the best pedigree of the fall, I don’t know what does! The film stars Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz (soon to be a Bond girl!), Javier Bardem, Michael Fassbender (soon to be seen in X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Cameron Diaz.

Oh, did we mention it is based on the original screenplay by No Country for Old Men author Cormac McCarthy and directed by Ridley Scott? Yeah, that.

As we first learned in The Counselor international trailer, the film that follows a lawyer who winds up leagues over his head in the drug trade lands October 25 and firmly places itself in the running for those elusive Oscar nominations. Having two winners and three nominees doesn’t hurt its awards run either.

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The Counselor Quotes

When it comes to grief, the normal rules of wealth do not apply. Because grief transcends value. A man would give entire nations to lift grief off his heart and yet, you cannot buy anything with grief, because grief is worthless.


To partake of the stone's endless destiny, is that not the meaning of adornment? To enhance the beauty of the beloved is to acknowledge both her frailty and the nobility of that frailty. At our noblest, we announce to the darkness that we will not be diminished by the brevity of our lives.

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The Counselor Review

Ridley Scott likes to keep his audience guessing. From walking away from making a sequel to Alien, that would become Aliens, Scott has...

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