PREVIEW: The Takedown (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Omar Sy (Untouchable), Laurent Lafitte (Elle), Izïa (Bad Girl), Dimitri Storoge (Made in France), Caroline Mathieu (Rendezvous in Kiruna)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Louis Leterrier (The Transporter), director; Stéphane Kazandjian (A Monster in Paris), writer; Eric Altmayer (Jeune & Jolie) and Nicolas Altmayer (By the Grace of God), producers; Guillaume Roussel (3 Days to Kill), composer; Thomas Hardmeier (Yves Saint Laurent), cinematographer; Vincent Tabaillon (The Incredible Hulk), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Ousmane (Sy) and François (Lafitte) are two cops with two different approaches to their handling of the law, who are paired together for an investigation that begins as a simple drug deal but soon reveals itself as something far more dangerous…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Prolific action director Louis Leterrier directs this sequel to the hit French action-comedy On the Other Side of the Tracks, with Omar Sy and Laurent Lafitte reprising their roles for more explosive, and hilarious, situations.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 6TH MAY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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