What's a good way to put a little attention on your indie crime caper? Have the principle players be some of literature's most famous characters, that's how. Writer, director, and star Adam Nee's Band of Robbers features Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer in a modern heist movie with a bit of a twist.
A new red band trailer has hit for the film which has Nee co-starring with Kyle Gallner, Matthew Gray Gubler, Supergirl's Melissa Benoist, Hannibal Buress, Daniel Mora, Eric Christian Olsen, Stephen Lang, and Creed Bratton. Here's the official synopsis:
A modern-day retelling of Mark Twain’s iconic books, Band of Robbers is a comedic adventure that reimagines the characters as grown men, and small-time crooks. When Huck Finn is released from prison, he hopes to leave his criminal life behind, but his lifelong friend, and corrupt cop, Tom Sawyer, has other plans. Not ready to give up on his childhood fantasies, Tom forms the Band of Robbers, recruiting their misfit friends, Joe Harper and Ben Rogers, to join them for an elaborate plan to find a fabled treasure. But the plan soon unravels, thrusting the guys on a wild journey with dangerous consequences…
Band of Robbers opens next year on January 15th, and frankly I think it looks great. Can't wait for this.