Trailer For James Huth’s Lucky Luke Looks Incredible

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LuckyLukeThanks to the fine fellows toiling away at Twitch, I’ve been able to follow the buzz surrounding James Huth’s upcoming stylized western “Lucky Luke” for quite some time. The film, of course, is an adaptation of Morris and Goscinny’s comic of the same name, which follows a gunfighter in the American Old West who, with his ability to shoot faster than his shadows, fights an assortment of crime and injustice. Being an Asterix fan, “Lucky Luke” is name I’ve heard kicked around for ages, though I’ve never read a single panel. Judging from the French trailer, the live action feature strongly resembles both Sam Raimi’s “The Quick and the Dead” and Terrence Hill’s “Trinity” series. The latter makes perfect sense, as the comic was made into a television series by Mr. Hill himself back in the 90’s.

If you’re lucky enough to be in France this October, be sure to investigate “Lucky Luke” on the 21st. I’ve heard it helps to speak French.

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)