Fresh off of their critical hit Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling are attempting to team up again for Refn’s next film, Only God Forgives. A new synopsis has emerged for this project which is very different than it’s previous known plot.
The new plot is basically that Only God Forgives “is a fast, powerful, high-profile, action and violent revenge story with Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas, never seen before, as a merciless and terrifying mafia godmother.” If you’re intrigued, you can check out a more detailed synopsis below. Only God Forgives has yet to be shot.[Via /Film]
The new, official synopsis for Only God Forgives:
Julian, an Englishman living in Bangkok, is a respected figure in the criminal underworld. He and his brother Billy run a Thai boxing club which is in fact a front for smuggling drugs to London. When Billy is murdered, their mother Jenna arrives from London to bring back the body. Jenna is herself the head of a powerful criminal organization and is used to getting exactly what she wants. She sets out to settle the score along a bloody path of rage, betrayal, and vengeance, hurtling toward an ultimate confrontation and the possibility of redemption.