New Demolition Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Is Destroying His Life in Order to Put It All Back Together

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Demolition, directed by Dallas Buyers Club and Wild's Jean-Marc Vallée, was supposed to be the movie that got Jake Gyllenhaal over the Oscar hump — until Fox Searchlight decided to release it in April instead of this fall. But the film was still the opening-night selection at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. The indie drama stars Gyllenhaal as an investment banker picking up the pieces (literally) after the death of his wife. As it turns out, the film looks much sunnier than Southpaw, the other movie where Jake Gyllenhaal loses his wife in a tragic accident. As Oscar Wilde once said, to lose one of Jake Gyllenhaal's onscreen wives is a tragedy; to lose two of Jake Gyllenhaal's onscreen wives looks like carelessness. We see a little more of Naomi Watts, the customer service agent who helps pull Gyllenhaal out of a slump in the newest trailer (above); for pure, unfiltered Gyllenhaal glumness, watch the first trailer (below).