the star-studded crime drama of Soderbergh – fr

the star-studded crime drama of Soderbergh – fr

The 2021 Tribeca Film Festival is just weeks away from launching, but the annual event always heralds some exciting new lineup choices. Next up: its centerpiece gala selection, announced today as Steven Soderbergh’s new crime drama “No Sudden Move”. The film will be celebrated with an outdoor premiere on June 18, with cast members on-site at The Battery, one of the festival’s many outdoor venues.

The film, shot during the pandemic, stars Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbor, Ray Liotta, Jon Hamm, Amy Seimetz, Brendan Fraser, Kieran Culkin, Noah Jupe, Craig muMs Grant, Julia Fox, Frankie Shaw and Bill Duke. . Set in Detroit in 1954, according to an official synopsis, “the story centers on a group of petty criminals who are hired to steal what they think is just a document. When their plan goes horribly wrong, their search for who hired them – and for what ultimate purpose – takes them through all echelons of the race-torn and rapidly changing city. The screenplay was written by Ed Solomon.

In a statement, Soderbergh said: “A year ago I was locked out at Tribeca, so I never imagined that we could come back 12 months later with a new film screening for audiences in. direct in our neighborhood. I am very happy. “

Jane Rosenthal, Co-Founder and CEO of Tribeca Enterprises and the Tribeca Festival, added, “No Sudden Move” is a fantastic addition to our lineup and Steven has been a great friend of the festival. Each year, he brings a unique ability to capture audiences through his films, with such powerful and prolific moments. I suspect this year will be no different. “

In March, the festival announced that it would “turn important venues into a massive 12-day outdoor multi-screen celebration,” to be held June 9-20, and would be North America’s first major film festival. to organize such an event in person. . Director Jon M. Chu’s highly anticipated “In the Heights,” adapted from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, will open on June 9 the 20th anniversary edition of Tribeca. The festival also announced its feature films, shorts, and TV lineups, with more announcements to come.

“No Sudden Move” will debut on HBO Max on July 1. Check out the first teaser of the film below.

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