Lionsgate announced today that the action thriller Wild Card starring Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Milo Ventimiglia and Dominik García-Lorido will open In Theaters and On Demand January 30th, 2015. Anne Heche, Sofia Vergara, Jason Alexander, Hope Davis and Stanley Tucci also appear in the film which is directed by Simon West and based on the novel ‘Heat’ by William Goldman who also wrote the screenplay.
Genre: Action Thriller
Rating: R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
U.S. Release Date: January 30, 2015 (In Theaters and On Demand)
Run Time: 92 minutes
Cast: Jason Statham (Nick Wild), Michael Angarano (Cyrus Kinnick), Milo Ventimiglia (Danny DeMarco), Dominik García-Lorido (Holly), Anne Heche
(Roxy), Sofia Vergara (DD), Max Casella (Osgood), Jason Alexander (Pinky), Francois Vincentelli (Benny), Davenia McFadden (Millicent ), Chris
Browning (Tiel), Matthew Willig (Kinlaw), Greice Santo (Cocktail Waitress ), with Hope Davis (Cassandra) and Stanley Tucci (Baby)
Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes…and this time, it’s all or nothing. From two-time Academy® Award-winning writer William Goldman (Best Original Screenplay, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969; Best Adapted Screenplay, All the President’s Men, 1976).
Directed by: Simon West
Screenplay by: William Goldman
Based on the Novel “HEAT” by William Goldman
Produced by: Steven Chasman
Executive Producers: Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg, Cassian Elwes, Robert Earl, Brian Pitt, Jib Polhemus
Associate Producers: Samantha Brooks, David Shojai, John McLaughlin, RJ Cipriani
Director of Photography: Shelly Johnson, ASC
Action Choreographer: Cory Yuen
Production Designer: Greg Berry
Film Editing by: Padriac McKinley, Thomas J. Nordberg
Music by: Dario Marianelli
Music Supervisor: Maggie Rodford
Costume Designer: Lizz Wolf
Casting by: Barbara Fiorentino, CSA
Lionsgate and SJ Heat Productions present in association with Sierra/Affinity and Cinema Seven Productions.