‘The Rhythm Section’ Trailer: Blake Lively Gets Brutal in Revenge Action-Thriller

Paramount Pictures

Blake Lively is a destructive woman on a path of vengeance in the upcoming action-thriller The Rhythm Section.

The trailer has arrived for the film, which follows Stephanie Patrick’s (Lively) dark journey after she discovers the plane crash that killed her family was no accident. The film also stars Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown.

It’s a good trailer, keeping the plot details hidden but highlighting what looks like a gritty film with a strong lead turn. We’re in. The film is directed by Reed Morano, who’s previously directed small films Meadowland and I Think We’re Alone Now and some high-profile TV such as The Handmaid’s Tale and Power. It’s the first credit for screenwriter Mark Burnell.

The Rhythm Section will open in the US on January 31 and arrives in Australia on February 20, 2020.

Official synopsis for The Rhythm Section:

Blake Lively (#BlakeLively) stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When Stephanie discovers that the crash was not an accident, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge on those responsible and find her own redemption. Based on the novel by Mark Burnell, from director Reed Morano (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) and the producers of the James Bond film series, The Rhythm Section (#TheRhythmSection) also stars Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown.

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