EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sam Worthington and director Ami Canaan Mann talk 'Texas Killing Fields'

Monday, 10 October 2011 23:12
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Opening in theaters on October 14th is a new crime thriller from first time director Ami Canaan Mann, daughter of director Michael Mann (Heat), called Texas Killing Fields. The film reunites The Debt co-stars Sam Worthington (Avatar) and Jessica Chastain (The Help), as well as featuring a cast of exceptional actors including Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen), Jason Clarke (TV's The Chicago Code), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files), Sheryl Lee (Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me), Stephen Graham (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), and Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass). 

IAR's managing editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down and speak with actor Sam Worthington, as well as director Ami Canaan Mann about Texas Killing Fields. Worthington, and Mann spoke honestly about the new film, the true story that it is based on, Mann's approach to the material, Worthington's research into his role; why he wanted to re-team with his The Debt co-star Jessica Chastain, and the "good cop/bad cop" routine. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Sam Worthington, and director Ami Canaan Mann about Texas Killing Fields, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS: 

Inspired by true events, this tense and haunting thriller follows a local homicide detective (Worthington) in a small Texan town and his partner, a transplanted cop from New York City (Morgan) as they track a sadistic serial killer dumping his victims' mutilated bodies in a nearby marsh locals call "The Killing Fields." The killer changes the game and begins hunting detectives, teasing them with possible clues at a crime scenes while always remaining one step ahead. When a familiar local girl, Anne (Moretz) goes missing the detectives find themselves in a race against time to find the killer and save her life. 

Texas Killing Fields opens in theaters this Friday, October 14th!


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