We’re big fans of Arnold Schwarzenegger here at Flickering Myth, so there’s a lot of excitement swirling around for the former Governor’s return to top-billing in Kim Jee-Woon’s (The Good, the Bad, the Weird) English-language debut, The Last Stand, which has received a new red band trailer via Yahoo! Movies ahead of its theatrical release later this month.
The Last Stand sees Arnie starring as Ray Owens, a former LAPD narcotics officer who now serves as sheriff of the sleepy border town of Sommerton Junction. However, Owens’ semi-retirement is shattered when a drug baron makes a desperate dash for the border – a route that takes him and his band of mercenaries on a collision course with Owens, who is forced to rally his team and make a ‘last stand’ against the bad guys.
Joining Arnie in the cast of The Last Stand are Johnny Knoxville (Jackass), Eduardo Noriega (The Devil’s Backbone), Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Peter Stormare (Fargo), Jaimie Alexander (Thor), Genesis Rodriguez (Casa de mi Padre), Luis Guzman (The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), Rodrigo Santoro (300) and Harry Dean Stanton (Alien).
The Last Stand hits North American cinemas on January 18th and opens in the UK on January 24th.