Your first look at the dystopian desert world of Young Ones

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Jake Paltrow — yes, the brother of Gwyneth Paltrow — has written and directed this dystopian flick set in a future where water is extremely scarce. Sure, we've seen a lot of parched world stories, but there's something about this bit of preview art that's fairly striking. Plus, is that Big Dog?

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Collider has found this fantastic bit of sales art snapped at the American Film Market. As for the plot of the film, IONCinema has released this synopsis:

Illustration for article titled Your first look at the dystopian desert world of emYoung Ones/em

Think the antithesis of a certain 1995 Kevin Costner film, this takes place in the near future, where water is a scarce commodity. A teenage cowboy is grieving over the death of his father when he discovers that his fathers' killer has moved in with his sister, and the introduction of scifi technology threatens to claim more lives.

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Supposedly Elle Fanning, Casey Affleck and Jamie Bell are all attached to this project. As for Big Dog, we're assuming this is just unapproved art, but it would be great if they could get the rights to use the infamously shoved-around robot for the movie!

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thekeith82
thekeith82

The Young Ones? Really? Well, I did always wonder what happened to them after they went off that cliff and exploded...

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