‘Adopt A Highway’ Trailer: Ethan Hawke Adopts A Dumpster Baby In Logan Marshall-Green’s Directorial Debut

The Playlist | 10/18/2019 | Harry Frazer
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When you’re fresh out of prison, you want to start getting your life back together and try and wrong the rights you did in the past. Well, Ethan Hawke (“Training Day”) looks to be taking on a considerable responsibility in “Adopt A Highway,” which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year. Directed and written by actor Logan Marshall-Green (“Upgrade,” “The Invitation“), the film will see Hawke exit prison after 21 years inside, and after finding some work at a fast-food restaurant, he finds an abandoned baby, and he decides to look after the child.

This is the directorial debut of Marshall-Green, having made his name as an up-and-coming actor, he now turns his attention to behind the camera. Like his protagonist, adapting to a new role is the name of the game, and Marshall-Green apparently has some work to do there. In his review from SXSW, Griffin Schiller praised Ethan Hawke, but said, “‘Highway’ ultimately feels like the product of a first-time director still finding his footing.”

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But it was clear Marshall-Green wanted to challenge himself, speaking to Den Of Geek, he spoke of how he did not want to write a film with cliché movie tropes. He said, “I knew as an exercise that I wanted to write a film that didn’t challenge us using the...
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