STXfilms just unveiled the first official trailer and movie poster for the action thriller, Den of Thieves. Christian Gudegast makes his feature film directorial debut with Den of Thieves and wrote the script, with Gerard Butler (London Has Fallen, Machine Gun Preacher, 300), Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson (Power, War Dogs), Pablo Schreiber (American Gods, Orange is the New Black), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton, Ingrid Goes West), Evan Jones (A Million Ways to Die in the West), Cooper Anderson (I Hate My Neighbor!), Maurice Compte (A Walk Among Tombstones, End of Watch), Kaiwai Lyman-Mersereau (American Violence, Westworld), Mo McRae (Wild, Thirteen), Meadow Williams (Apollo 13), and Brian Van Holt (S.W.A.T.) starring.
Den of Thieves will open in theaters on January 19, 2018. That opening date puts it up against Warner Bros Pictures’ war drama, 12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, and Michael Pena.
STX Entertainment and Diamond Film Productions financed the film and Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel, Mark Canton, and Tucker Tooley served as producers. Scott Lumpkin, Jamie Marshall, and Glenn D. Feig executive produced the 2018 thriller. Prior to making his directorial debut with Den of Thieves, Christian Gudegast wrote London Has Fallen, Pink Panther Mafia, and A Man Apart. He also executive produced the 2009 documentary, Sequestro, directed by Jorge W. Atalla.
The Plot: A Los Angeles crime saga in the vein of Heat, Den of Thieves follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles.