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Lockout, directed by James Mather and Stephen St. Leger, and produced by Luc Besson, is the space prison/action movie we’ve been missing these past few years.
Starring Prometheus‘ Guy Pearce, the first 5 minutes of the science-fiction thriller was released early for us all to see. Introducing us to wise-cracking Snow (Pearce), these first five minutes could determine whether it will be a heavy hitter or a total stinker. Anyhow, let the judging begin!
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president’s daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.
Starring Lost’s Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare and Misfits actor Joe Gilgun, Lockout hits theaters April 20th.
Special thanks to Comic Book Movie.