Summit Entertainment have released seven new clips from director Asger Leth’s upcoming heist thriller Man on a Ledge. The movie centers on disgraced former police officer [Sam Worthington] convicted of a crime he didn’t commit who stands on the ledge of a Manhattan building, threatening to kill himself. However, unbeknownst to the cops on the scene, what appears to be a suicide attempt is in fact a cover for a massive diamond heist. Worthington is joined by Elizabeth Banks as a hostage negotiator, Anthony Mackie as Worthington’s best friend & ally & Jamie Bell as Worthington’s younger brother. Edward Burns, Ed Harris, Kyra Sedgwick & Titus Welliver all co-star. Man on a Ledge hits theaters January 13th in the US & January 25th in the UK. Hit the jump to check out the clips.
Synopsis: "In the heart-pounding thriller “Man on a Ledge,” Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) makes a desperate and life-threatening move to prove his innocence after he is framed for the theft of a rare, prized diamond. Recently escaped from prison and with nowhere else to go, Nick climbs onto the ledge of a towering skyscraper, inviting the eyes of New York City to anxiously watch as one wrong step could mean plunging to his death. But as one police negotiator soon learns, Nick’s daredevil stunt, captivating the eyes of the public and media, masks a dangerous ploy to reveal the truth about his tarnished name. With the help of his brother and with time running out, Nick’s intricate plan must work perfectly, but when you’re on the 25th floor ledge of a building, going down takes on an entirely more hair-raising meaning."
Clips via BeyondHollywood.