Update: Faster red band and non-red band trailers online
Awesome, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is indeed back. I said it with the few trailers we've seen to date, but this red band trailer for Faster cements it for sure, Johnson is back to his all action goodness and the silliness of the kids stuff is behind him...for this film at least.
The trailer is pretty violent and shows some of the major kills in the film as well as telling the story much better than we've seen so far, but we know this is a revenge film and that he's going to go after and kill everyone anyway, so it shouldn't really be a surprise or a spoiler.
I love the way the film opens, and the way that Dwayne Johnson's character just keeps on going regardless – the hallway shoot-out sets his character up perfectly – and it does look like this is going to be a hard assed action film for Johnson to enjoy.
George Tillman Jr.'s Faster doesn't just star him, there are a number of names stacked up against him has his character heads out for revenge for the murder of his brother after they were double crossed during a heist that saw him end up in prison for ten years, the cops are after him and his targets are soon on the run.
There's Carla Gugino, Tom Berenger, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Carpenter, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Xander Berkeley, Maggie Grace and Moon Bloodgood (wooo!), a cracking line-up and not just that he's driving a cracking muscle car and at some point it's going to be pitted against one of those self-exploding Ferrari's that keep pulling over automatically to let the car behind pass.
Here's the new trailer for Faster through IGN:
Update: Here's the same trailer but with all the "red band" bits cut out: