'Live by Night' Trailer: Ben Affleck Is a 1920s-Era Gangster in His Latest Directorial Effort

Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson and Sienna Miller also star in the upcoming crime drama from the director-actor.

Ben Affleck finds himself engulfed in the underground world of organized crime in the first teaser trailer for Live by Night, the actor's next directorial effort following 2012's Oscar-winning Argo.

The 1920s-set crime drama, based on a 2012 novel by Dennis Lehane, stars Affleck as the son of a Boston police captain who rebels against his upbringing to become one of Florida's most notorious gangsters.

Elle Fanning, Zoe Saldana, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller and Chris Cooper co-star in the film.

Live by Night is set to hit theaters Jan. 13.