Ethan Hawke Joins RZA’s New Orleans Heist Thriller Cut Throat City

It was announced today that actor Ethan Hawke, nominated four times at the Oscars , had signed a contract with the film heist New Orleans City trench in the throat directed by RZA (clan Wu Tang). The film also stars Terrence Howard, Wesley Snipes, Eiza Gonzalez, Kat Graham and Tip “T.I.” Harris, Joel David Moore, Isiah Washington, Keean Johnson, Sam Daly, Denzel Whitaker, Rob Morgan, Rich Paul, Demetrius Shipp Jr. and Shameik Moore. Well Go USA pre-emptively acquired North American rights earlier this year for a national theatrical release in 2019. XYZ Films manages international sales.

Cut Throat City is produced by Elliott Michael Smith and Sean Lydiard of Rumble Riot Pictures. Michael Mendelsohn (Patriot Pictures and Union Patriot Capital Management), William Clevinger, Kyle Tekiela, and RZA, with P.G. Cuscheri writing the original screenplay. Natalie Perrotta, Jon Levin, Roger Goff and Jim Steele are the executive producers and Jarod Einsohn is the co-production. The film was funded entirely by the Union Patriot Capital Management of Mendelsohn.

When four childhood friends return to the ninth lower room of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, their home is decimated and their work prospects swept away. Sending to a local gangster to find a job, the team is hired to perform a daring break at the casino, right in the heart of the city. But when the flight goes wrong, the boys are forced to commit dangerous crimes, fighting for their survival while they are both pursued by the warlord and two idealistic detectives.

Hawke will play Jackson Symms, a highly respected city councilor and retired deputy chief of NOLA. Practical, mundane, sturdy, with a face weathered by his character, Jackson has a keen sense of the less fortunate members of the community that he serves. The 9th room is his district. Jackson is grieved by the death, property damage and family despair that Hurricane Katrina has caused – this particularly reminds him of the loss of his beloved wife – which Demyra helped to occupy as a family. that nurse in hospice.

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Rumble Riot Pictures is a full-service television and film production company with the most recent credits available on the original Sony / Crackle movie Office Uprising by LinOeding. Rumble Riot Pictures is Art of Crime under the direction of Dennis Gansel (Mechanic Resurrection).

XYZ Films is an integrated content company whose mission is to empower visionary storytellers. from all corners of the planet. As an independent production company and international sales agency, the company is uniquely positioned to identify talented filmmakers and bring their stories to life. XYZ was founded in 2008 by Nate Bolotin, Nick Spicer and Aram Tertzakian. XYZ recently won the 2017 Sundance Jury Grand Prix with {I do not feel at home in this world anymore.

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