Len Wiseman’s fresh adaption of ‘Total Recall’ is currently in post-production and finally you can now check out the first footage from the new adaption in a special 30 second Taiwanese promo. Colin Farrell (‘Phone Booth’) takes the lead of Douglas Quaid, the role made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 version. Wiseman’s ‘Total Recall’ co-stars Jessica Biel (‘The A-Team’, ‘Blade: Trinity’), Kate Beckinsale -below (‘Underworld: Awakening’), Bryan Cranston (‘Breaking Bad’), Bill Nighy (‘Shaun of the Dead’) and Ethan Hawke (‘Daybreakers’) and is based on Philip K. Dick’s short story ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’. Check out the new teaser and plot breakdown below.
“Total Recall is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he’s got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life – real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston), the leader of the free world – Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) to find the head of the underground resistance (Bill Nighy) and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.”
‘Total Recall’ arrives in theatres on 3 August in the US and from 23 August here in the UK.
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