Universal Studios Home Entertainment
has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming “Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball
,” a prequel to Joe Carnahan
‘s kinetic hitman flick.
“Smokin’ Aces 2” synopsis:
Federal agents once again match wits with a cadre of creative killers in the high-octane feature-length film Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball. Walter Weed (Tom Berenger
) is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique method of killing her prey (Martha Higareda
), a power-tool wielding psychopath (Vinnie Jones) and a deadly master of disguise (Tommy Flanagan
). Also in the hunt is the fan-favorite Tremor family from the original film, featuring nymphomaniacal gun-nut (Autumn Reeser
) and her lethal kinfolk (Maury Sterling, Michael Parks and C. Ernst Harth
). Baker (Clayne Crawford
), the agent in charge of the operation, puts himself and his team in the line of fire to defend Weed, but it’s not until the smoke clears on the film’s explosive climax that the surprising identity of the plot’s mastermind is revealed.
Working on the film are executive producer Joe Carnahan (Narc), the writer/director of Smokin’ Aces, and director P.J. Pesce
(Sniper 3, Lost Boys: The Tribe).
Some of the familiar faces are back including Lazlo Soot
and the Tremor Brothers
; Tommy Flanagan
(Sin City), Maury Sterling
(Smokin’ Aces) and Christopher Michael Holley
New to the film are Tom Berenger
(Training Day, Sniper 1,2,3), Clayne Crawford
(Brooklyn to Manhattan, Steel City), Martha Higareda
(Street Kings), Ernie Hudson
(“Heroes”), Michael Parks
(Grindhouse), Autumn Reeser
(Entourage) and Vinnie Jones
(Lock, Stock and Two Smokin’ Barrels).
“Smoking Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball” will be available on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def, DVD and digital download on January 19, 2010.