Brad Pitt returns to the big screen in the US next month in Killing Them Softly, a film that sees him reunite with Andrew Dominik following their brilliant partnership on The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

The film debuted at Cannes to terrific reviews, and has already been released here in the UK – you can read our review here – and will be coming to the US at the end of November, putting it in prime position for a campaign in the midst of the awards season. With its release on the horizon, a new international trailer has surfaced, via The Film Stage, giving a brilliant look at the film.

“When their poker game is knocked off by petty thieves, the Mob calls in their best enforcer, Jackie Cogan, to make things right. Under the eye of a mysterious driver, Jackie must track down and punish those responsible for the heist. His assignment is complicated by those he comes up against along the way – an aging, drunken hit man, some bumbling local gangsters, and the ladies’ man who ran the ill-fated game.”

Starring alongside Pitt is a great supporting cast, headed up by the rising star Scoot McNairy, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Ben Mendelsohn, Richard Jenkins, Sam Shepard, and Slaine.

Previously titled Cogan’s Trade, Dominik is directing from his own script, adapting the original novel by George V. Higgins.

Killing Them Softly will be released in the US on 30th November, and is still playing in a number of theatres across the UK (mostly those in London), having been released here last month. If you’re still yet to see it, it’s highly recommended viewing. Here’s the new international trailer to raise your anticipation. Enjoy.

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