‘The Devil Has A Name’ Trailer: Edward James Olmos’ Dark Comedy Takes On Corporate Greed

Nearly three decades after his directorial debut American Me, Edward James Olmos is back behind the camera. And what better day to reveal the trailer for his return film, The Devil Has a Name, as today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Olmos directs and stars in the dark comedy from writer Robert McEveety that tackles issues of climate change and corporate greed. Oscar nominee David Strathairn plays a widowed farmer who takes on an evil corporation after they poison his water. The film also stars Kate Bosworth, Alfred Molina, Haley Joel Osment, Martin Sheen, Katie Aselton, and Pablo Schreiber.

The Devil Has a Name hits theaters, VOD, and digital on October 16th.

SYNOPSIS: An ambitious oil executive leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outwit a recently widowed farmer whose water she has poisoned.
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