Fox Searchlight has premiered a new trailer for “A Ghost Story” director David Lowery’s upcoming crime drama “The Old Man and the Gun” starring Robert Redford as Forrest Tucker, one of America’s most notorious escape artists. The film, which is expected to be Redford’s final onscreen leading role, opens September 28th.
“The Lost City of Z” author David Grann penned a short story for the New Yorker upon which Lowery’s screenplay is based. Redford plays the man who conducted an audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 and went on to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
Casey Affleck plays detective John Hunt who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, while Sissy Spacek a woman who loves Forrest in spite of his chosen profession. Danny Glover, Tom Waits, and Tika Sumpter also star.