Spanish Poster for Brad Pitt's Mob Thriller KILLING THEM SOFTLY

Adapted from George V. Higgins' 1974 novel Cogan's Trade, Killing Them Softly also stars Ray Liotta and James Gandolfini. The film garnered positive praise at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and is scheduled to hit theaters this October.


Set in New Orleans, Louisiana, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game.


Killing Them Softly stars Brad Pitt (Troy), Scoot McNairy (Monsters), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom), Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), with James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) and Sam Shepard (Blackthorn) among others. The film will be released through The Weinstein Company on October 16th, 2012.