ComingSoon.net has learned that David Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises, starring Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel and Armin Mueller-Stahl, will be getting a wide release from Focus Features on September 14. The studio was previously looking to rollout the movie starting with a limited release.
The film follows the mysterious and ruthless Nikolai (Mortensen), who is tied to one of London’s most notorious organized crime families. His carefully maintained existence is jarred when he crosses paths with Anna (Watts), an innocent midwife trying to right a wrong, who accidentally uncovers potential evidence against the family. Now Nikolai must put into motion a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.
The trailer for the thriller is now online here and we also received two new photos.