New York Comic Con poster for Jee-woon Kim’s The Last Stand
New York Comic Con is currently taking place in the Big Apple and a brand new poster for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to leading action-star status The Last Stand has emerged. In true comic con style it’s a graphic wonder.
Director: Jee-woon Kim
Writer: Andrew Knaue
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eduardo Noriega and Forest Whitaker
Schwarzenegger stars as Sheriff Owens, a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of the U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for one of the most daring face offs in cinema history.