| 4.6/10 |
| August 7, 2015 (2015-08-07)|
Emily Jerome (contributing writer), Austin Stark
Nicolas Cage (Colin Price), Sarah Paulson (Kate Haber), Connie Nielsen (Deborah Price), Peter Fonda (Rayne Price), Bryan Batt (Mark Lavin), Wendell Pierce (Frank Legrand)
Nicolas Cage appears in The Runner and Zandalee
Power always comes at a price
The Runner (2015 film) Wikipedia
The Runner is a 2015 American political drama film written and directed by Austin Stark at his directorial debut. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda and Sarah Paulson.
The film was released on August 7, 2015, in a limited release and through video on demand by Alchemy.
In the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an idealistic politician (Nicolas Cage) is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.Nicolas Cage as Colin Pryce
Connie Nielsen as Deborah Pryce
Peter Fonda as Rayne Pryce
Sarah Paulson as Kate Haber
Wendell Pierce as Frank Legrand
Bryan Batt as Mark Lavin
Dana Gourrier as Daria Winston
Wanetah Walmsley as Layla
Madeleine Stowe was originally cast to play the female lead but was replaced by Connie Nielsen. On June 18, 2014, Bryan Batt, Peter Fonda, Connie Nielsen, and Wendell Pierce joined the film's cast.
Principal photography began on June 23, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana. and ended on July 27, 2014. On July 28, Cage was spotted filming at the National Mall in downtown Washington, D.C. The film also shot some scenes in Georgetown.
On June 3, 2015, it was announced Alchemy had acquired distribution rights to the film. It was released in a limited release and through video on demand on August 7, 2015.
The Runner has received mixed to negative reviews from critics. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 26% approval rating based on 34 reviews with a weighted average score of 4.8/10. On Metacritic, the film has a normalized score of 39 out of 100, based on 14 reviews, signifying "generally unfavorable reviews".
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