The trailer for the film (see below), which just hit the internet, promises a blend of NASCAR action, a robbery caper and arch comedy.
The story has brothers Jimmy (played by Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) plot an elaborate robbery during the Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The film shot at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the actual NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America 500, as well as at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Six NASCAR stars appear in non-driver cameo roles in the film. Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank and Daniel Craig (playing a character called Joe Bang) also star.
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Logan Lucky hits theaters Aug. 18 and is expected to be released on Prime Video during the first quarter of 2018. Amazon has signed an exclusive two-year first-look deal with Soderbergh’s Fingerprint Releasing on theatrical film projects.
Soderbergh formed film distributor Fingerprint with Dan Fellman, former President of Domestic Distribution for Warner Bros., with Amazon providing strategic P&A financing to augment the marketing of Fingerprint’s theatrical releases.
The film, which ends Soderbergh’s self-imposed four-year retirement from features, is produced by Gregory Jacobs, Mark Johnson, Reid Carolin and Tatum, and executive produced by Michael Polaire, Fellman, and NASCAR’s Zane Stoddard.
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