ONE DAY AS A LION Sees Scott Caan As A Hapless Hitman In The Official Trailer
Body Brokers, Ida Red and Little Dixie helmer John Swab is here to mix things up once more at the helm and with none other than Lionsgate at the wheel for black crime comedy One Day As A Lion. The film stars Scott Caan whose script is at Swab’s beck and call this time around with the director joined by J.K. Simmons, and rejoined by Frank Grillo for a fourth time.
Jackie Powers (Scott Caan) is a nice guy but a lousy hitman sent to take out a crafty debtor (J.K. Simmons) Jackie only pisses him off. Fleeing the scene Jackie takes bored waitress Lola as a hostage. Jackie needs money to get his son out of jail Lola cooks up a scheme for them to get cash from her dying mother (Virginia Madsen). Meanwhile a thug sent to kill him is sleeping with Jackie’s ex… Also starring Frank Grillo this crime comedy is a witty homage to Tarantino and the Coen brothers.
Also starring are Marianne Rendón, Taryn Manning, George Carroll, and Virginia Madsen. Lionsgate will release the film beginning April 4 in select theaters, followed by digital and On-Demand from April 7.
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