WHO’S IN IT?
Ben Affleck (Gone Girl), Elle Fanning (The Neon Demon), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Chris Messina (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Sienna Miller (American Sniper), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy), Chris Cooper (American Beauty), Robert Glenister (Creation), Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad), Titus Welliver (Bosch), Remo Girone (Heaven), Max Casella (Ed Wood), Miguel (film debut), Gianfranco Terrin (Rosa Funzeca), Anthony Michael Hall (The Dark Knight), Chris Sullivan (The Drop), Derek Mears (Predators), J.D. Evermore (Treme)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ben Affleck (Argo), director, writer, producer; Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Jennifer Davisson Killoran (Out of the Furnace) and Jennifer Todd (Memento), producers; Harry Gregson-Williams (Shrek), composer; Robert Richardson (Django Unchained), cinematographer; William Goldenberg (The Imitation Game), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1920s America, with the Prohibition era in full swing, a man named Joe Coughlin (Affleck) shuns his past as the respected son of a Boston Police Superintendent, and becomes an outlaw that quickly grows powerful and wealthy through his numerous criminal activities. However, when he soon double-crosses a notorious gangster, Joe finds himself fighting to keep a hold of everything he has built towards, even if it means making some difficult decisions along the way…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Ben Affleck returns to the director’s chair for this all-star adaptation of Dennis LeHane’s crime novel, which seeks to further cement Affleck’s notoriety as a damn good filmmaker in addition to being a strong lead actor.