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WHO’S IN IT?

Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker), Frank Grillo (Warrior), Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock), Teyonah Parris (Dear White People), Boris McGiver (Lincoln), Markice Moore (ATL), Christian Cooke (Love, Rosie), Dontee Ruffin-Brown (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom), director; Adam G. Simon (Man Down), writer; Johanna Byer (We Are Your Friends), Joe Carnahan (The Grey) and Frank Grillo (Wheelman), producers; Mitch Lee (Mutant World), composer; Juan Miguel Azpiroz (Crazy Loves), cinematographer; editor TBA

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

When his pregnant wife (Parris) is kidnapped and held as collateral, ER nurse Paul (Mackie) is forced to team up with Abe (Grillo), a badly injured career criminal and murder suspect, to get her back. Going up against rival gangs and a ring of corrupt cops, Paul and Abe must find a way to survive as well as save the lives of Paul’s wife and unborn child…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A remake of the 2010 French film of the same name, this new version sees Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo team up for a thrilling action movie with healthy doses of humour throughout.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019 (EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX)

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