Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first TV spot and international poster for Ben Affleck
‘s upcoming crime movie The Town
which is based on Chuck Hogan’s novel Prince of Thieves
Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) is an unrepentant criminal, the de facto leader of a group of ruthless bank robbers who pride themselves in stealing what they want and getting out clean. With no real attachments, Doug never has to fear losing anyone close to him. But that all changed on the gang’s latest job, when they briefly took a hostage–bank manager, Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall
). Though they let her go unharmed, Claire is nervously aware that the robbers know her name…and where she lives. But she lets her guard down when she meets an unassuming and rather charming man named Doug…not realizing that he is the same man who only days earlier had terrorized her. The instant attraction between them gradually turns into a passionate romance that threatens to take them both down a dangerous, and potentially deadly, path.
The film is both written and directed by Ben Affleck. He co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Craig (Waterbug) and Sheldon Turner (Up in the Air). Also stars Blake Lively, Jeremy Renner
, and Chris Cooper
The movie hits theaters on September 17, 2010.
Take a look at the TV spot below and don’t forget to give us your thoughts in the comments section…
The Town Poster