Two photos of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in director Rian Johnson's futuristic sci-fi action thriller Looper have surfaced online. In the upcoming flick time travel exists but is illegal & only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they hire a 'Looper'. Loopers are hit men hired by future-dwelling organized crime members who are able to send their targets back into the past, where the loopers shoot them & dispose of them back in time. Joe [Levitt] is such a Looper & getting rich until the day the mob decides to "close the loop," sending back Joe’s future self [Bruce Willis] for assassination. Looper arrives this September 28th & stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo & Jeff Daniels. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented – but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past, where a “looper” – a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good… until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. The film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and also stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, and Jeff Daniels. Ram Bergman and James D. Stern produce."
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