Nicolas Cage Star In THE RUNNER August 7th. In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.
Directed and written by Austin Stark, the film includes dynamic performances by Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas), Golden Globe® and Emmy® award nominee Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator), Wendell Pierce (The Wire), Bryan Batt (Mad Men) and Golden Globe® winner Peter Fonda (Easy Rider).
THE RUNNER opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, August 7. The film is not yet rated by the MPAA. The Running Time is 90 minutes.