Ben Affleck is behind and infront of the camera in the New Trailer for the Upcoming Flick THE TOWN, Affleck also put his writing skills to good use with this film also. The Trailler looks fantastic and with a supporting cast including Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively and Pete Postlethwaite I’m already impressed. If the writing and the film are even as close to Afflecks last time behind the camera with ‘Gone Baby Gone’ I think this film will be a must see.
Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) is an unrepentant criminal, the de facto leader of a group of ruthless bank robbers who pride themselves in stealing what they want and getting out clean. With no real attachments, Doug never has to fear losing anyone close to him. But that all changed on the gang’s latest job, when they briefly took a hostage–bank manager, Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall). Though they let her go unharmed, Claire is nervously aware that the robbers know her name… and where she lives. But she lets her guard down when she meets an unassuming and rather charming man named Doug….not realizing that he is the same man who only days earlier had terrorized her. The instant attraction between them gradually turns into a passionate romance that threatens to take them both down a dangerous, and potentially deadly, path.
As normal there is no Australian Release date as yet, but I have a good feeling this one may go wide! THE TOWN hits American Screens on the 17th September.