A Plethora Of Pics From Richard Kelly’s The Box

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The marketing machine for Richard Kelly’s upcoming horror/sci-fi thriller “The Box” is in full swing, unleashing a cavalcade of tantalizing pics for your immediate consumption. As a fan of both “Donnie Darko” and “Southland Tales” — yes, I liked “Southland Tales” — I’m quite interested to see what the director has up his sleeve this time around. In case you were wondering, “The Box” is based on a short story “Button, Button” by Richard Matheson and stars Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, and Frank Langella.

The synopsis is as follows:

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger, delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don’t know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

The film is scheduled to theaters on November 6th.

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Author: Todd Rigney

Todd was raised on a steady diet of Hollywood blockbusters, late-night Cinemax programming, and USA’s “Up All Night,” which may explain why his taste in movies is more than a little questionable. When he isn’t providing news and reviews for Beyond Hollywood, he can be found lounging lazily on his couch, perched in front of his television, or dwelling in places where direct sunlight can be easily avoided. He's happily married, in his 30's, and totally badass. If you'd like to reach Todd, you can follow him on Twitter or send him email/scoops to todd (at) beyondhollywood.com.