Warner Bros. Pictures recognizes the fact that the gangster movie is one of the most beloved genres in the history of American cinema, with each generation having their own trademark crime drama. The filmmakers behind the upcoming Gangster Squad are hoping that their film can be this generation’s inclusion into this special category.
The film has an outstanding cast including Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Anthony Mackie, Michael Pena and Emma Stone.
In the film, Penn plays Mickey Cohen, a Brooklyn-born mobster who has taken ahold of Los Angeles and runs it ruthlessly. As a result, Sgt. John O’Mara (Brolin) is hired to take Cohen down.
Warner Bros. has released an exclusive featurette displaying loads of new and behind-the-scenes footage including interviews with the cast. Check it out below and catch Gangster Squad in theaters Jan. 11.