WHO’S IN IT?
Adam Deacon (Anuvahood), Ashley Chin (Starred Up), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Dylan Duffus (1 Day), Karen Bryson (The Carrier), Selva Rasalingam (Damascus Cover), Femi Oyeniran (Kidulthood), Todd Von Joel (Offender), Joanne Matthews (The Firm), Shone Romulus (Lace Up 2), Nicky Slimting Walker (Fedz), Nathan Hector (Cleo’s Choice), Waleed Akhtar (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), Krept & Konan (The Intent), Ghetts (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Femi Oyeniran (It’s a Lot) and Nicky Slimting Walker (film debut), directors, writers, producers; Janis Vitolins (The Intent), composer; Tom Watts (The 12), cinematographer; editor unknown as of publication
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Jay (Ghetts), a young London gangster, has ambitions to set up his own organised crime ring, but finds his loyalties to both his crew and Hackney crime boss Beverley (Duncan-Brewster) continuously tested after an ill-fated robbery and a trip to Jamaica…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This is the gritty and violent prequel to the 2016 crime thriller The Intent, which I honestly never heard of until reading about it for this film, but it obviously has an audience (otherwise why would there be a follow-up?) that should be satisfied by this new entry.