A few days ago I previewed a new poster for the movie Takers, and then was promptly asked by Sony to remove it as it wasn’t official. Today sees the release of a new trailer for the movie, and considering it débuted on Yahoo Movies I’m sure it’s safe enough to post.
I have my doubts about the movies quality, mainly because of the cast, as it features a bunch of actors who all were tagged as the next-big-thing but have failed to convince in recent times. These include Fast and Furious star Paul Walker (whose only real success has been in that franchise), Anakin Skywalker himself Hayden Christensen (kinda killed his career with the incessant moping and whining in the Star Wars franchise), Matt Dillon (less said the better), and other cinematic luminaries like T.I. and Chris Brown. Yikes!
The official plot synopsis is as follows:
TAKERS takes you into the world of a notorious group of criminals (Idris Elba, Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen and Michael Ealy) who continue to baffle police by pulling off perfectly executed bank robberies. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind and laying low between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew may find their plans interrupted by a hardened detective (Matt Dillon) who is hell-bent on solving the case.
Sounds interesting and the trailer isn’t bad so maybe it has a chance.