Welcome to the Punch

(2013)

When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Welcome to the Punch’ Clip

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Welcome to the Punch’ Clip

Our exclusive clip from Welcome to the Punch showcases a tense scene in a van between James McAvoy, Johnny Harris, and Andrea Riseborough. James McAvoy portrays London detective Max Lewinsky, who gets the chance of a lifetime when legendary criminal Jacob Sternwood (Mark Strong) returns to town due to his son's involvement in a botched heist. Take a look at writer-director Eran Creevy's crime thriller, currently playing in theaters nationwide before coming to VOD and iTunes on March 30th.

Welcome to the Punch was released March 27th, 2013.

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‘Welcome to the Punch’ Photos with James McAvoy and Mark Strong

‘Welcome to the Punch’ Photos with James McAvoy and Mark Strong

IFC Films has provided us with four new photos from Welcome to the Punch, writer-director Eran Creevy's drama that takes us inside the London crime underworld. James McAvoy portrays Max Lewinsky, a detective who has missed every chance to put away notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood (Mark Strong). When Jacob pops back on the grid during a bank robbery, Max springs into action to lock him up for good. Take a look at these photos featuring Mark Strong, Johnny Harris, and Peter Mullan.

Welcome to the Punch was released March 27th, 2013.

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‘Welcome to the Punch’ Poster with James McAvoy

‘Welcome to the Punch’ Poster with James McAvoy

Following the first trailer that debuted last month, IFC Films has unveiled a new poster for Welcome to the Punch. James McAvoy stars as Max Lewinsky, a London detective who gets one final shot at taking down a notorious criminal (Mark Strong). Take a look at the one-sheet featuring both lead actors in writer-director Eran Creevy's crime thriller, debuting in theaters March 15.

Welcome to the Punch was released March 27th, 2013.

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‘Welcome to the Punch’ Trailer Starring James McAvoy

‘Welcome to the Punch’ Trailer Starring James McAvoy

IFC Films has debuted the first trailer for Welcome to the Punch, director Eran Creevy's upcoming crime thriller. James McAvoy stars as Max Lewinsky, a London detective who learns that a notorious criminal (Mark Strong) is back in town, giving him one final chance to bring him down once and for all. Take a look at the latest footage, also starring Andrea Riseborough and The Walking Dead's David Morrissey.

Welcome to the Punch was released March 27th, 2013.

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‘Welcome to the Punch’ First Look Photo with James McAvoy

James McAvoy stars as a London detective working alongside an ex-criminal (Mark Strong) to expose a high-level conspiracy in director Eran Creevy's low budget action thriller Welcome to the Punch. We have your first look at James McAvoy in this tense race against time with the photo below.

Welcome to the Punch was released March 27th, 2013.

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‘Welcome to the Punch’ Adds Andrea Riseborough

British actress Andrea Riseborough (Made in Dagenham, Brighton Rock) has landed the female lead role in Welcome to the Punch alongside James McAvoy.

The story centers around a detective (James McAvoy) who forms an unusual partnership with a criminal (Mark Strong) to uncover a conspiracy. Although she has the female lead role, no details were given on Andrea Riseborough's character.

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James McAvoy Joins ‘Welcome to the Punch’

James McAvoy is in final talks to star in the U.K. crime thriller Welcome to the Punch, which will likely be his follow-up to X-Men: First Class.

Eran Creevy (Shifty) will direct from his own screenplay. Little is known about the plot, except that it's a crime thriller which is being compared to Heat and Internal Affairs.

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