The first trailer for Killing Them Softly, in which Brad Pitt portrays a mob enforcer out to apprehend three robbers of a mob-protected card game, has made its way online.
ATC has been following Killing Them Softly, formally titled Cogan’s Trade since jump street, so we are very excited for the first preview.
Hit the jump for the trailer and the official synopsis.
Directed by Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James), he re-teams with Pitt here in a violent thriller with an all-star cast.
Alongside Pitt, we have Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, and Vincent Curatola.
Killing Them Softly hits theaters on October 19th, 2012.
Here’s the official synopsis for the film:
Adapted from George V. Higgins novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game. The film also features Scoot McNairy (Monsters), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom), Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), with James Gandolfini, Vincent Curatola, Max Casella and Sam Shepard among others.