The long awaited trailer for John Hillcoat’s film adaptation of The Road has just been released. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by acclaimed author, Cormac McCarthy, this post-apocalyptic thriller follows the story of a father (Vigo Mortenson) and his son as they trek through a destroyed landscape that was stricken by an unknown cataclysmic force. Civilization is at its end, and the remaining few fight for survival as the last hope for father and son is to reach the South Coast. The film also stars Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, and Robert Duval. The Road comes out on October 1, 2009 in theaters.
See the trailer after the jump.