Hesher is an upcoming drama movie directed by Spencer Susser and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Natalie Portman and Rain Wilson. The film will premiere at the Sundance festival and will be released in 2010.
Update: here’s a first preview trailer of Hesher
Here below the first official pictures of Hesher:
“T.J, a 13 year old boy and his Father, both devastated by the tragic loss of the Mother/Wife, are now living with the elderly Grandma. On his way to school one day, T.J has a chance encounter with Hesher, a late 20’s year old with a troubled past. Hesher assumes a role as both mentor and tormentor, leading T.J into troubles he could never have imagined. Nicole, a young grocery clerk trying to make ends meet steps in to protect T.J from a vicious attack, T.J becomes enamored with Nicole, only to have his fantasies destroyed by Hesher. Hesher moves into Grandma’s home, although uninvited, he is somehow accepted.”
I can definitely imagine Joseph Gordon-Levitt in this role: his performance is going to be outstanding, I’m sure of it! Hope that the movie Hesher will get a wide release so I can see it!