Magnolia Pictures has released a new trailer for The Hunt, starring Mads Mikkelsen, who also stars in NBC’s new thriller series Hannibal with Laurence Fishburne, Hugh Dancy, Caroline Dhavernas and Hettienne Park. The Hunt is described as a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life.
Mads Mikkelsen plays Lucas, a highly-regarded school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered. An untruthful remark throws the small community into a collective state of hysteria. The lie is spreading and Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.
Magnolia Pictures will release The Hunt in theaters July 12, 2013. Check out the trailer for The Hunt, below.