How far would you go for a friend? Nick Wild sets out to prove his loyalty in a domestic trailer for the new action thriller Wild Card, which comes on the heels of two posters and an international trailer. Based on the fan-favorite novel by William Goldman, the film serves as a loose remake of the mostly forgotten 1987 Burt Reynolds' movie Heat, with Jason Statham stepping into replace the Hollywood icon.
Jason Statham is Nick Wild, a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing.
From two-time Academy Award-winning writer William Goldman (Best Original Screenplay,Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969; Best Adapted Screenplay,All the President's Men, 1976), Wild Card is directed by Simon West. The cast also includes Michael Angarano, Hope Davis and Milo Ventimiglia. Take a look at one of 2015's first heavy hitters, and prepare for a big heaping helping of classic Jason Statham action like only he can deliver!