'Lawless' Director's Heist Thriller 'Triple Nine' Gets Release Date

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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie and Kate Winslet star

John Hillcoat's heist thriller Triple Nine has been slated for a release on Sept. 11, 2015.

The Open Road film features a strong cast, including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot and Norman Reedus.

Hillcoat directed the project from a script by Matt Cook. The story centers on a crew of dirty cops that is blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down," but the plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack.

Anonymous Content, Sierra/Affinity and Worldview Entertainment are financing and producing.

The film from the Lawless director currently has the 2015 date to itself.

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