'Gangster Squad' gets release date
By Adnan Tezer Oct 3, 2011, 18:59 GMT
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Warner Bros. has set a release date of October 19, 2012, for their 1940s cop movie "The Gangster Squad."
According to Variety, Ruben Fleischer ("Zombieland") is directing with shooting underway.
Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie, Michael Pena, Giovanni Ribisi, Holt McCallany, Emma Stone, Robert Patrick, Mireille Enos and Nick Nolte have been cast.
"Gangster Squad" is based on a seven-part Los Angeles Times article written by Paul Lieberman that details how, during 1940s corruption and chaos, the LAPD created a special unit called the Gangster Squad to prevent the East Coast mafia from infecting the city.
Dan Lin and Kevin McCormick are producing.
Former LAPD officer Will Beall wrote the screenplay.