The official final trailer has been released for Live by Night, a Prohibition drama from Ben Affleck.
Affleck writes, directs, and stars in the movie as a not entirely bad guy—the son of a police officer—living in a bad world—running alcohol during Prohibition. Also starring is Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Cooper.
You can read much more about the movie in the official synopsis and watch the new trailer below.
Oscar winner Ben Affleck (â€œArgoâ€) directed and stars in the dramatic crime thriller â€œLive by Night.â€ Affleck also wrote the screenplay, based on the award-winning best-seller by Dennis Lehane; it marks the second collaboration for the fellow Boston natives, following the acclaimed drama â€œGone Baby Gone.â€
What you put out into this world will always come back to you, but it never comes back how you predict. Taking fatherly advice is not in Joe Coughlinâ€™s nature. Instead, the WWI vet is a self-proclaimed anti-establishment outlaw, despite being the son of the Boston Police Deputy Superintendent. Joeâ€™s not all bad, though; in fact, heâ€™s not really bad enough for the life heâ€™s chosen. Unlike the gangsters he refuses to work for, he has a sense of justice and an open heart, and both work against him, leaving him vulnerable time and againâ€”in business and in love. Driven by a need to right the wrongs committed against him and those close to him, Joe heads down a risky path that goes against his upbringing and his own moral code. Leaving the cold Boston winter behind, he and his reckless crew turn up the heat in Tampa. And while revenge may taste sweeter than the molasses that infuses every drop of illegal rum he runs, Joe will learn that it comes at a price.
â€œLive by Nightâ€ is produced by Leonardo DiCaprio (â€œThe Wolf of Wall Street,â€ â€œOut of the Furnaceâ€) and Jennifer Davisson (â€œThe Ides of March,â€ â€œOrphanâ€), under the Appian Way banner; and Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd (â€œAlice in Wonderland,â€ â€œAcross the Universeâ€) for Pearl Street Films. Chris Brigham, Dennis Lehane and Chay Carter are serving as executive producers.
Starring with Affleck are Elle Fanning (â€œMaleficentâ€), Brendan Gleeson (â€œIn the Heart of the Sea,â€ the â€œHarry Potterâ€ films), Chris Messina (â€œArgo,â€ â€œThe Mindy Projectâ€), Sienna Miller (â€œAmerican Sniper,â€ â€œFoxcatcherâ€), Zoe Saldana (â€œGuardians of the Galaxy,â€ â€œAvatarâ€), and Oscar winner Chris Cooper (â€œAdaptation,â€ â€œThe Townâ€).
Behind the scenes, Affleck collaborated with three-time Oscar-winning director of photography Robert Richardson (â€œJFK,â€ â€œThe Aviator,â€ â€œHugoâ€), Oscar-nominated production designer Jess Gonchor (â€œTrue Grit,â€ â€œFoxcatcherâ€), Oscar-winning editor William Goldenberg (â€œArgoâ€), and Oscar-nominated costume designer Jacqueline West (â€œThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button,â€ â€œArgoâ€). The score is composed by Harry Gregson-Williams (â€œThe Martian,â€ â€œGone Baby Goneâ€).
If you missed it, be sure to also check out the first trailer for the movie.
Live By Night will be released in limited theaters on Christmas Day, followed by a wide release on January 13, 2017.