Check out the new teaser trailer for Same Kind of Different As Me
Pure Flix and Paramount Pictures have released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming filmÂ Same Kind of Different As Me. The film stars Academy Award winners RenÃ©e Zellweger (Bridget Jonesâs Diary) and Jon Voight (Ray Donovan), and Academy Award nominees Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine) and Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond). The film is based on the 2006 novel, âSame Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together,â byÂ Ron Hall and Denver Moore, with Lynn Vincent. The book hit the New York Times Best Seller list in January of 2009. The full trailer for the film will be released next month.
Here is the official synopsis for the film, âInternational art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.â
The Same Kind of Different As Me is directed by Michael Carney, who wrote and directed the short filmÂ Jew and the featureÂ Thirty Eight, which is in pre-production. The film is written by Carney, Alexander Foard, Ron Hall (book and screenplay), Denver Moore (book) and Lynn Vincent (book). Itâs produced by Cale Boyter, Ron Hall, Stephen D. Johnston, Darren Moorman and Mary Parent.
The Amazon description for the novel is as follows:Â âA dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it. It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisianaâ¦and an East Texas honky-tonkâ¦and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in a Hollywood haciendaâ¦an upscale New York galleryâ¦a downtown dumpsterâ¦a Texas ranch. Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, this true story also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.â
Same Kind of Different As Me will hit theaters on October 20, 2017. What do you think of the teaser trailer? Did you read the book? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @ComingSoonnet.