Mahershala Ali and Tom Hardy will star in New York crime thriller 77 BLACKOUT from director Cary Joji Fukunaga

Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (Green book, Moonlight, Leave the world behind) will be the protagonist Tom Hardy (THE The Dark Knight Rises, Poison) In 77 Blackouta thriller set in the night when the city that never sleeps loses power and descends into chaos and lawlessness. Cary Joji Fukunaga (True detective, Maniac, There’s no time to die) is directing.

The synopsis reads: “In 1977, five rogue police officers formulate a plan to rob three criminal strongholds – the Hong Kong Triads, the Italian Mafia and the Harlem Mafia – all in one night.

“When a blackout sweeps the city on the night of the heist, the crew is forced to navigate a hellish landscape as years of being overworked and underpaid forces each of them to confront their own morality.”

This sounds like a great project for these two prolific actors. Stay tuned to find out about the film as it goes into production.

via: Deadline

by Jessica Fisher
Source: Geek Tyrant

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