Channing Tatum’s Ambition Intensifies in New ‘Foxcatcher’ Teaser (Video)

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Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 4:20 PM

Steve Carell is getting the lion’s share of buzz for his transformation into eccentric millionaire/murderer John du Pont, but the newest trailer for “Foxcatcher” focuses on Channing Tatum as Mark Schultz, the man whose autobiography inspired the film.

As Schultz, Tatum is a young and ambitious wrestler who wants only one thing: to win gold at every competition, but especially at the Olympics. Du Pont, a fan of the sport, offers up his state-of-the-art training facilities and imagines himself a sort of coach/mentor to the athlete and his brother, Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo), who’s more skeptical of the whole thing.

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Considering how this whole thing turns out, Dave has reason to worry. But as the new trailer shows, Mark is a little bit blinded by his ambitions and takes his dedication to winning beyond reasonable means.

“Foxcatcher” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and will be released on November 14.


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