Michael Winterbottom directs Dev Patel in The Wedding Guest – and here’s the new trailer.
The latest from the really rather busy Dev Patel is The Wedding Guest, a new thriller where he plays a man heading to Pakistan for a wedding – with the aim of kidnapping the bride. There’s a lot more to it, with the pair having to go on the run. And joining Patel in the ensemble are Radhika Apte and Jim Sarbh.
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The movie is also the latest from director Michael Winterbottom, and a first trailer for the movie has popped up over the weekend. Without further ado, here’s what to expect…
Here’s a synopsis if you fancy it, too…
This propulsive, globetrotting thriller from acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India. Jay (Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel) is a man with a secret who travels from Britain to Pakistan to attend a wedding—armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be (Radhika Apte). Despite his cool efficiency, the plot quickly spirals out of control, sending Jay and his hostage on the run across the border and through the railway stations, back alleys, and black markets of New Delhi—as all the while attractions simmer, loyalties shift, and explosive secrets are revealed. Pulsating with the sights and sounds of the Indian subcontinent, The Wedding Guest conjures a colorful world where danger lurks at every turn and nothing is as it seems.
The film is due in cinemas in the US in March, and the UK shouldn’t be far behind.