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25th Apr 2019

#TRAILERCHEST: Chadwick Boseman locks down Manhattan in action thriller 21 Bridges

Rory Cashin

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Black Panther himself is re-teaming with the directors of Captain America: Civil War.

Welcome to #TRAILERCHEST, where we’re taking a sneak peek at the brand new trailer for 21 Bridges.

Plot’s it all about? While it can sometimes feel like the only time we get decent action anymore is when it involves superheroes (not that we’re complaining), or involves drivers getting fast and/or furious (again, no complaints), that won’t be the case this summer.

Black Panther himself Chadwick Boseman plays a NYPD cop in new action thriller 21 Bridges, and he gets caught up in a heist-gone-wrong, and makes the big decision to lock down the island of Manhattan to make sure a pair of cop-killers can’t escape the island.

However, as is so often the case in movies like this, there is a lot more to this case than meets the eye…

A stellar supporting cast is overseen by Irish director Brian Kirk (he’s directed some big episodes of Luther and Game Of Thrones), with a script from the folks behind World War Z and Deepwater Horizon, while Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo are on board as executive producers.

Mostly, we’re just happy to see some down and gritty action again. Bring it on!

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Taylor Kitsch, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Keith David, Stephan James

Directed by: Brian Kirk

Irish release date: 23 August 2019


Clip via STX Entertainment

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