Empire State

(2013)

The heist drama follows two childhood friends from Astoria, N.Y., who plan to rob an armored car depository. The story is based on true events that took place in 1982

‘Empire State’ Adds Emma Roberts

Scream 4's Emma Roberts has boarded Dito Montiel's drama, Empire State. Dwayne Johnson and Liam Hemsworth were previously attached to the project.

Empire State is a heist drama that follows two childhood friends from Astoria, N.Y., who plan to rob an armored car depository. playing. The story is based on true events that took place in 1982. Director Dito Montiel will be directing from a Adam Mazer script.

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Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson Join ‘Empire State’

Liam Hemsworth is finalizing a deal to star in Empire State for director Dito Montiel, with Dwayne Johnson in talks for another role as well.

Adam Mazer (Breach) wrote the screenplay, which is based on the true story of a 1982 armored car company robbery in New York City. The heist was believed to be the largest in U.S. history, at the time. Liam Hemsworth will play Chris, and Dwayne Johnson is portraying Ransone, although no further details were given about their characters.

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