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Movie poster for KILLER JOE starring Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch

Here is your first look at the movie poster for Killer Joe, starring Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch. The film is directed by William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) and has a supporting cast that includes Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church and Gina Gershon. The script was penned by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright, Tracy Letts

Killer Joe tells the story of "22-year-old drug dealer Chris (Hirsch) has his stash stolen by his mother, he has to come up with six thousand dollars quick or he's dead. Desperate, he turns to "Killer Joe" (McConaughey) when he finds out that his mother's life insurance policy is worth $50,000. Although Joe usually demands cash up front, he finds himself willing to bend the rules in exchange for Chris' attractive younger sister, Dottie (Temple), who will serve as sexual collateral until the money comes in... if it ever does."

The film is set for a worldwide premiere at the Venice Film Festival and then has it's North American debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is produced by Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt Locker) and Scott Einbinder.

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