A new English-language cut of director Erik Skjoldbjærg’s Pioneer trailer is now available for your viewing pleasure, along with a new poster for the Norwegian thriller. Starring Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang and Aksel Hennie, Pioneer follows a deep-sea oil drilling mission that results in tragedy for one of the team’s most ambitious divers. An accident on the job eventually forces him to question his sanity as he suspects others around him as being part of a conspiracy. The new look does a good job of setting the stakes and teasing the intrigue, which shows why George Clooney and Grant Heslov were so eager to adapt it for American audiences. The original version will open overseas on April 11th. Hit the jump for the Pioneer trailer and poster.
Watch the Pioneer trailer below (via Apple):
This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80’s, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world’s most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who’s pulling the strings. Gradually he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake.