In The Comeback Path, Robert De Niro and Zach Braff star as Max Barber and Walter Creason, two down and out film producers who owe cash to Morgan Freeman‘s no-nonsense mob boss Reggie Fontaine. The two hatch a scheme to pay back Fontaine, but it doesn’t precisely go as deliberate.
Going by the trailer, there’s additionally the matter of Tommy Lee Jones’ character, who isn’t the simple individual to kill. The man wakes up each morning and performs Russian Roulette, but he’s simply pushing 70. He additionally appears to be impervious to fireside and extreme blunt power trauma, which ought to throw a kink in issues. The synopsis clears up just a few particulars:
To save lots of himself and Walter, Barber has to promote the one nice script he’s ever needed to his former intern and, now, A-Film producer, James Moore (Emile Hirsch). On the primary day of capturing Moore’s lead actor dies in a stunt accident and lets him money in on an enormous insurance coverage coverage. That provides Barber an concept to do the identical. They take a horrible script referred to as The Oldest Gun In The West and rent a washed-up cowboy actor, Duke Montana (Tommy Lee Jones) to play the lead. Recognized for doing his personal stunts throughout his prime, Montana is poised for an early demise permitting Barber to get away together with his get-rich-quick rip-off. Just one drawback… no person instructed Montana.
On a movie buff observe, The Comeback Path is the first-time reunion of De Niro and director George Gallo since their collaboration on the motion comedy basic Midnight Run.
The Comeback Path hits theaters November 13.