The official trailer for Andrew Domink’s Killing Them Softly
has been released. The upcoming film stars Brad Pitt
as a hit man hired to track down and kill two low-level criminals (Scoot McNairy
and Ben Mendelsohn
) who have made the mistake of robbing a mob poker game. The story is adapted from the George V Higgins’ novel Cogan’s Trade.
The trailer is set to the backdrop of Johnny Cash and outlines the basic story, the characters we will meet along the way and some of the smooth violence that will be dealt out over the course of the film. The cast also includes the likes of Richard Jenkins
, James Gandolfini
, Ray Liotta
and Sam Shepard
. Killing Them Softly will be released on September 21st in Europe and October 19th in North America.