EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Director Atom Egoyan and Scott Speedman Talk 'The Captive'

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 10:38
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Opening in Los Angeles theaters on December 19th, and New York theaters on December 12th is the new thriller from Academy Award-nominated writer and director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) called The Captive. The film stars Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern), Scott Speedman (Good Neighbors), Rosario Dawson (Gimme Shelter), Mireille Enos (TV's The Killing), Kevin Durand (Resident Evil: Retribution), and Bruce Greenwood (Flight).

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Atom Egoyan and Scott Speedman to talk about their work on The Captive. The Oscar-nominated writer/director and popular actor discussed their new film, its themes, why Egoyan wanted to make the movie, Speedman's character's motivations, and casting Ryan Reynolds against type. 

To watch our exclusive interview with writer/director Atom Egoyan and Scott Speedman, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS:

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police (Speedman and Dawson), parents (Reynolds and Enos) and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

The Captive opens in Los Angeles theaters on December 19th, and New York theaters on December 12th.


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