Open Road Films has released a new poster and TV spot for Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler.

The film tells the story of a driven young man who stumbles upon the underground world of Los Angeles freelance crime journalism.

Jake Gyllenhaal plays the lead, Lou Bloom, alongside Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, and Riz Ahmed.

Nightcrawler is out in Ireland on October 31st.

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Nightcrawler is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling — where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

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