Warner Bros. has released a new behind the scenes video for Gangster Squad featuring the cast and director talking about the film and how they hope it will be this generation's classic gangster movie. I don't see why it wouldn't, it looks freakin' awesome! Everything I've seen from it so far has been great, and I'm excited to see it on the big screen!
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and--if he has his way--every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop...except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling), who come together to try to tear Cohen's world apart. "Gangster Squad" is a colorful retelling of events surrounding the LAPD's efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time.
If you haven't watched the most recent trailer yet you've got to check it out right here! The video below contains a bit more new footage. The Ruben Fleischer-directed film stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Nick Nolte, Giovanni Ribisi and Anthony Mackie. It's set to hit theaters on January 11th, 2013.