The Comeback Trail

The Comeback Trail (2020) – Review, Release Date, Trailer, and More


The Comeback Trail is an upcoming crime comedy film, which is a remake of the 1982 film of the same name by Harry Hurwitz. It is written and directed by George Gallo and is scheduled to released on November 13, 2020.

It stars Emile Hirsch, Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Zach Braff, Morgan Freeman, and Eddie Griffin. The Comeback is scheduled to be released by Cloudburst Entertainment, on November 13, 2020.

The Comeback Trail


Genre: Comedy
Director: George Gallo
Producers: Joy Sirott Hurwitz, Julie Lott Gallo, Steven Tyler Sahlein, David Ornston, Richard Salvatore, and Ghalib Datta
Writers: George Gallo and Josh Posner
Based on: The Comeback Trail by Harry Hurwitz
Starring: Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Leonard Waldner, Bill LuckettTommy Lee Jones, Joel Michaely, Nick Vallelonga, Vincent Spano, Natalie Burn, Patrick Muldoon, Eddie Griffin, Blerim Destani, Emile Hirsch, Zach Braff, Michelle Maylene, Julie Lott, Melissa Greenspan, Jermaine Washington, and Ray Boudreau.
Music by: Aldo Shllaku
Cinematography: Lucas Bielan
Production Companies: Sprockefeller Pictures, March On Productions, and Storyboard Media
Distributor: Cloudburst Entertainment
Release date: November 13, 2020
Country: United States
Language: English

Casts in The Comeback Trail

  • Robert De Niro as Max Barber
  • Tommy Lee Jones as Duke Montana
  • Morgan Freeman as Reggie Fontaine
  • Zach Braff as Dr. Walter Creason
  • Eddie Griffin as Devin Wilton
  • Emile Hirsch as James Moore
  • Kate Katzman as Megan Albert
  • Blerim Destani as Boris
  • Patrick Muldoon as Frank Pierce
  • Natalie Burn as Sister Mary Rose
  • Leslie Stratton as Sister Mary Anne
  • Michelle Maylene as Sister Mary Lilith
  • Julie Lott as Sophie Renee

Plot Summary

Two movie producers in debt to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. However, they got more than they ever imagined.


The project was announced in May 2019, with Tommy Lee Jones, Morgan Freeman, and Robert De Niro, cast in the film. Eddie Griffin and Zach Braff were added later that month. Emile Hirsch joined the next month. The Comeback Trail is written and directed by George Gallo.

Filming started in early June 2019 and continued to July throughout New Mexico.

Official Trailer of The Comeback Trail

Watch the trailer of The Comeback Trail 2020 below


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