New Old Man & the Gun Trailer Promises Old-Fashioned Heist Drama

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New Old Man & the Gun Trailer Promises Old-Fashioned Heist Drama

New Old Man & the Gun trailer promises old-fashioned heist drama

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for its upcoming crime comedy biopic The Old Man & the Gun starring Robert Redford in his final role before retirement, which can be viewed in the player below!

The Old Man & the Gun is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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Written and directed by David Lowery, The Old Man & the Gun is based on a short story by The Lost City of Z author David Grann that was originally published in The New Yorker in 2003.

The film reteams Lowery with his Academy Award-winning Pete’s Dragon star Robert Redford and fellow Oscar winner Casey Affleck, with whom Lowery worked on his 2013 crime drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints and his 2017 supernatural drama A Ghost Story. The ensemble cast also includes Oscar winner Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter and Tom Waits.

The Old Man & the Gun is set to hit theaters September 28. Are you sad about Robert Redford retiring? Let us know in the comments below!