Real-life crime dramas have always been a box-office hit with the fascinated public. Now one of the most audacious robberies of all time comes to the big screen in King of Thieves, based on The Hatton Garden incident that grabbed news headlines around the world.
A series of new character posters have arrived, along with a set of movie artwork posters in preparation for the films release, which hits cinemas everywhere on 14th September 2018.
Produced by Working Title Films and distributed by Studiocanal, King of Thieves has has a streak of comedy running throughout. For that to work you need a cast of incredible actors and King of Thieves dutifully obliges. Check out this roll-call…
Sir Michael Caine (Interstellar), Jim Broadbent (Paddington 2), Ray Winstone (Point Break), Sir Michael Gambon (Viceroy’s House), Sir Tom Courtenay (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society) and Charlie Cox (Daredevil) all lead the film.
The supporting cast includes Francesca Annis (Home Fires), Paul Whitehouse (Ghost Stories) and Kellie Shirley (In The Long Run/EastEnders).
Wait… didn’t I just see a Hatton Garden heist film recently? Well, yes. The Hatton Garden Job came out in 2017 and starred Matthew Goode alongside Joely Richardson, Stephen Moyer, Clive Russell, Phil Daniels, Jack Doolan, Larry Lamb, David Calder and Sarah-Jane Crawford. Check out our review of The Hatton Garden Job here.
King of Thieves looks to take a more detailed look at the diamond heist and with its cast of A-listers, it should deliver a memorable, London-based comedy-drama that will resonate with audiences.
King of Thieves is written by Joe Penhall (The Road), directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (The Theory of Everything), and produced by BAFTA winning and Academy Award nominees Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (Les Miserables), alongside Ali Jaafar (The Idol) and Michelle Wright (7 Days in Entebbe).
Check out the new poster artwork for King of Thieves below;