The Guilty Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Stars in Netflix’s Crime Thriller Pic

Netflix has debuted the full trailer for Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming crime thriller titled The Guilty, reuniting the acclaimed filmmaker with Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal after working together in 2015’s Southpaw.  The film is scheduled to hit select theaters on September 24 and will be available for streaming on Friday, October 1.

The Guilty trailer, which you can check out below, features Gyllenhaal’s Joey Baylor, a 911 dispatcher who gets a call from a kidnapped woman. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to get more details about the woman’s location, which leaves him desperate as he tries to find ways that he could help her.

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The Guilty is an English remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name. Joining Gyllenhaal are Ethan Hawke (First Reformed), Peter Sarsgaard (Shattered Glass), Riley Keough (Zola), Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Dolemite Is My Name), Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora), and Bill Burr (The King of Staten Island).

“The film takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch call center,” reads the synopsis. “Call operator Joe Baylor (Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave danger-but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.”

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The Guilty is directed by Antoine Fuqua from a screenplay written by Nic Pizzolatto. It is produced by Gyllenhaal, Riva Marker, Kat Samick, Scott Greenberg, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, David Litvak, Svetlana Metkina, and David Haring, with original director Gustav Moller set as an executive producer.


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