Director Zal Batmanglij Talks THE EAST, Deleted Scenes, Script Changes, Future Projects, and the Possibility of a Sequel to SOUND OF MY VOICE

Now playing in limited release is director/co-writer Zal Batmanglij’s (Sound of My Voice) fantastic eco-terrorist thriller The East. Brit Marling co-wrote the script with Batmanglij and stars as an undercover operative for an elite private intelligence firm who infiltrates a domestic terrorist organization in order to protect her corporate clientele. Once she starts living as part of the anarchist collective, though, she finds that her loyalties aren’t as solid as she believed them to be and becomes conflicted when she starts falling for the charismatic leader (Alexander Skarsgard). The impressive ensemble cast also includes Ellen Page, Patricia Clarkson, and Julia Ormond. You can click here to watch the trailer and here is Matt’s review.READ MORE...


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