American Heist

(2015)

James (Hayden Christensen) owes his life to his older brother, Frankie (Adrien Brody) after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily (Jordana Brewster). Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go. He turns to his underworld connections (Akon) and convinces James to join him in hopes that one last job will be the solution to change both their lives.

‘American Heist’ Clip Starring Hayden Christensen | EXCLUSIVE

‘American Heist’ Clip Starring Hayden Christensen | EXCLUSIVE

Two brothers get roughed up by two hardened criminals in our exclusive clip from American Heist, debuting on ultra VOD June 19 before arriving in theaters July 24. This scene features James (Hayden Christensen) and Frankie (Adrien Brody) paying a visit to their criminal connections Ray (Tory Kittles) and Sugar (Akon), although they aren't very happy to see them. James has to convince them both that his girlfriend (Jordana Brewster) isn't a cop, even though she works at the police station.

James (Hayden Christensen) owes his life to his older brother, Frankie (Adrien Brody) after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily (Jordana Brewster). Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go. He turns to his underworld connections (Akon) and convinces James to join him in hopes that one last job will be the solution to change both their lives.

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‘American Heist’ Trailer Starring Adrien Brody & Hayden Christensen

‘American Heist’ Trailer Starring Adrien Brody & Hayden Christensen

Cooties director Sarik Andreasyan is back with his second feature film, the action drama American Heist. With an all-star cast, it promises to be one of this summer's hottest thrillers. We have the first trailer and poster, which offer a sneak peek at this can't miss expose on the life of two criminal brothers.

James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily. Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go.

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‘American Heist’ Starring Adrien Brody Heads to Saban

‘American Heist’ Starring Adrien Brody Heads to Saban

Haim Saban, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saban Capital Group, Inc., announced today that Saban Films is closing in on a deal to acquire the U.S. distribution rights to Sarik Andreasyan action-thriller American Heist, starring Hayden Christensen, Academy Award Winner Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles and Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam. The film had its world premiere last night at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Saban Films is emerging as an aggressive buyer in Toronto, acquiring the U.S. rights to John Travolta's The Forger and the action-thriller Tracers, starring Taylor Lautner and Marie Avgeropoulos from Temple Hill Entertainment.

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Adrien Brody and Jordana Brewster Join ‘American Heist’

Adrien Brody and Jordana Brewster Join ‘American Heist’

Adrien Brody and Jordana Brewster have signed on to star in the action project American Heist, alongside Hayden Christensen and Akon.

The project is a remake of the 1959 caper The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery that starred Steve McQueen, which was based on actual events. The story follows two brothers who become involved in bank heist with deadly criminals which goes awry. Their situation strengthens the bond between them, as they show how far each will go to protect their family.

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