The red band trailer for John Hillcoat’s prohibition crime-drama Lawless has been released. Adapted from Matt Bondurant’s novel The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story the story follows the Bondurant brothers [Shia LaBeouf, Jason Clarke & Tom Hardy] who become bootleggers in the South during Prohibition. The movie also stars Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman & hits theaters this August 31st. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "LAWLESS is the true story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers: bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic gangster tale, inspired by true-life tales of author Matt Bondurant’s family in his novel “The Wettest County in the World”, the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation’s most notorious crime wave."