‘Arthur Newman’ Trailer, Poster, Release Date Revealed [NC Film]

Posted By on April 21, 2013

Filmed in Wilmington, Raleigh, and various locations throughout North Carolina back in 2011, the official trailer and poster for the dark comedy Arthur Newman, starring Colin Firth and Emily Blunt, has been revealed and a release date set for this Friday, April 26, in limited theaters.

Emily Blunt and Colin Firth look for love in 'Arthur Newman'.

Emily Blunt and Colin Firth look for love in ‘Arthur Newman’.

Read on for the official synopsis, or scroll down now to view the trailer and a clip, and to check out the poster and more images from the film!

Wallace Avery is tired of being a loser. Once a hot shot in the world of competitive amateur golf, Wallace was dubbed ‘The Choker’ when he hit the pro circuit. Unable to shake off a monumental loss of nerve on the greens, Wallace retired from the pro tour and slipped into the ranks of the quietly desperate.

Deciding to address a radical problem with a radical solution, he stages his own death, buys himself a new identity as Arthur Newman, and sets out toward his own private Oz of golf.

An offbeat love story set in a perfect storm of identity crisis, Arthur Newman looks at how two people try to remake themselves and come around to owning up to some basic truths about the identities they left at home.

Directed by newcomer Dante Ariola, Arthur Newman stars Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, A Single Man), Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada, The Wolfman), and Anne Heche (I Know What You Did Last Summer, Six Days Seven Nights).

Arthur Newman opens in limited theaters on April 26.

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Emily Blunt and Colin Firth take a ride in 'Arthur Newman'.

Colin Firth and Emily Blunt get cozy in 'Arthur Newman'.

Arthur Newman - poster


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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