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Promised Land is the new contemporary drama directed by Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk). Matt Damon plays Steve Butler, an ace corporate salesman who is sent along with his partner, Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand), to close a key rural town in his company's expansion plans. With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the local citizens as likely to accept their company's offer, for drilling rights to their properties, as much-needed relief. What seems like an easy job for the duo becomes complicated by the objection of a respected schoolteacher (Hal Holbrook) with support from a grassroots campaign led by another man (John Krasinski), as well as the interest of a local woman (Rosemarie DeWitt). Promised Land explores America at the crossroads where big business and the strength of small-town community converge.
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Damon will play Steve Butler, a salesman who goes to a small bankrupt town with plans to get the residents to sell the drilling rights to their properties. While he believes that getting this done will be a cakewalk, he underestimates a grassroots campagin begun by Krasinski's character and a schoolteacher played by Hal Holbrook. Also starring in the film are Francis McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Scoot McNairy, and Titus Welliver.

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Rosemarie DeWitt may be more recognizable for her TV work than she is on the big screen at this point, with notable roles in Mad Men and Showtime’s United States of Tara, but she does have a number of feature projects in the works, including a role in the upcoming Akiva Schaffer directed comedy Neighborhood Watch.

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Focus Features and Participant Media have won a bidding war for the project, which is now titled Promised Land. Originally titled Gold Mist, the movie is described as a "Capraesque tale" in which Damon and Krasinski play rival corporate executives. When Damon's character moves to a small town, however, his entire perspective on life is completely changed.

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