Focus Features has set a March 29, 2013 release date for The Place Beyond the Pines, a new drama from director Derek Cianfrance, starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes.
The film powerfully explores the consequences of motorcycle rider Luke (Gosling)’s fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child. The incident renders him targeted by policeman Avery (Cooper), and the two men become locked on a tense collision course which will have a devastating impact on both of their families in the years following.
The cast of The Place Beyond the Pines also includes Rose Byrne (“Damages”), Mahershala Ali (“Treme”), Emory Cohen (“Smash”), Dane DeHaan (Chronicle), Gabe Fazio, Bruce Greenwood (Flight), Ray Liotta (Killing Them Softly), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises), and Harris Yulin (Scarface).
The Place Beyond the Pines was written by Cianfrance, Ben Coccio, and Darius Marder. The movie was produced by Jamie Patricof and Lynette Howell through their Electric City Entertainment, Alex Orlovsky through his Verisimilitude, and SKE’s Sidney Kimmel.