Remember how last year Jake Gyllenhaal got all skinny (and greasy!) for his art?
It was all in the name of his part in Nightcrawler, this Dan Gilroy-directed indie thriller about an L.A. man (possibly a small-time criminal – I’m no longer entirely sure that is correct) who gets swept up in the city’s night-dwelling crime journalism community.
Check out this meta promo for the film, featuring the Gyllen-yum (who favored this project over the Into the Woods adaptation that is coming out this December) in character as said man, the oh-so-eager – and intense – Louis Bloom:
Nightcrawler, co-starring Bill Paxton and Rene Russo, is due out on Oct. 17.