Fox Searchlight has premiered the first 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 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.
“The Old Man and the Gun” is set to open September 28th.