Killing Them Softly Filmmaker Andrew Domink and actor Brad Pitt are rejoining forces for an adaptation of George V. Higgin’s 1974 crime novel, Cogan’s Trade. The mobster tale boasts a killer cast (pun intended) which includea such onscreen Mafia icons as James Gandolfini and Ray Liotta, along with excellent supporting talent in the forms of Scoot McNairy (Monsters) and Oscar-nominees like Sam Shepard (Safe House) and Richard Jenkins (Let Me In).

Killing Them Softly Synopsis and Credits

Adapted from George V. Higgins novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game. The film also features Scoot McNairy (Monsters), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom), Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), with James Gandolfini, Vincent Curatola, Max Casella and Sam Shepard among others.

"Killing Them Softly" stars Bella Heathcote, Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini, Javier Bardem, Mark Ruffalo, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Sam Rockwell, Scoot McNairy, and Vincent Curatola.

Directed by Andrew Dominik.
Written by Andrew Dominik.
Produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Paula Mae Schwartz, and Steve Schwartz.
Production company/distributor: The Weinstein Company.

Release Date: November 30, 2012


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