New Behind-the-Scenes Lawless FeaturetteShia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, and screenwriter Nick Cave provide a little extra insight into the real story behind Lawless, the R-rated drama directed by John Hillcoat (The Road, The Proposition). Based on the book The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant, Lawless is heading to theaters on August 29, 2012.
In addition to LaBeouf and Pearce, the Lawless cast includes Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, and Dane DeHaan.
The true story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers: bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. Inspired by true-life tales of author Matt Bondurant’s family in his novel The Wettest County in the World, the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation’s most notorious crime wave.
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