Bandit Trailer: Josh Duhamel Leads Crime-Drama Movie

Kogger Distribution has released an official trailer for Bandit, its upcoming crime film based on the true story of The Flying Bandit, a criminal who was able to rob 59 banks without getting caught. The film is expected to premiere on September 23 in theaters and on VOD.

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The video highlights the various bank heists that Josh Duhamel’s titular character will be able to pull off while on the run from the authorities. It also teases his partnership with Mel Gibson’s loan shark character and his relationship with a social worker.

“In 1985, Gilbert Galvan Jr, a charming career criminal, escapes from a US prison in Michigan and crosses the border into Canada, where he assumes the identity of Robert Whiteman,” reads the synopsis. “After falling in love with Andrea, a caring social worker whom he cannot support, he turns to robbing banks and discovers that he is unusually good at it. Under the guise of a security analyst, Robert begins flying around the country and robbing several cities in one day and eventually catching the attention of national news media who call him The Flying Bandit.Depending on the hustle and money that gives him a double life, Robert eventually turns to loanshark and reputed mobster Tommy Kay for greater opportunities. But as Robert’s fame grows in record time, he’s set upon by a ruthless detective who will stop at nothing to bring him down.”

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Bandit is directed by Allan Ungar from a script written by Kraig Wenman. Joining Duhamel and Gibson are Elisha Cuthbert and Nestor Carbonell.

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