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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 12.24.09] United Kingdom movie news action dystopic

In case you've forgotten already, Shank is an upcoming UK production set in a near-future dystopian London, where if you’re not in a gang you’re a victim. Gunslinger Productions, the new production arm of Revolver Entertainment Group, are calling the flick, Kidulthood meets Crank so yeah, we're paying serious attention. We got our hands on the first official still from the film featuring its main cast of future hooligans.

Helming the project is Mo Ali, who comes from the British urban music scene and is making his feature debut. The film is written by Paul Carter.

Set in a near-future dystopian London, Shank is a gritty, fast revenge drama about Junior, a young teenager caught in the midst of a city on the brink of destruction, where he and his friends struggle to find food while also fighting for their lives against rival gangs.

Shank stars Adam Deacon (Kidulthood), Ashley “Bashy” Thomas and Kaya Scodelario (Skins).

Take a larger looks at the Shank gang after the break. More as it comes folks!

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Anonymous (12 years ago) Reply

Why has that dog got a muzzle on? Surely you'd want to increase the chances of your pit-bull being able to defend you, not decrease them?


Anonymous (12 years ago) Reply

Maybe the dog is one fucked up puppy that not even his owner can trust...

This one could get interesting but I'm not all that convinced... yet.


Engine (12 years ago) Reply

Can't find food but can find hair gel and a gym! Lol, gritty urban drama...


Martin (12 years ago) Reply

I tried to find a trailer and found this:

Took me a couple of seconds to realize it was another UK movie named Shank. :D


J.J. (12 years ago) Reply

"Can't find food but can find hair gel and a gym! Lol, gritty urban drama..."

LOL - yeah the UK film industry is a bit of one trick (shite) pony. I'm amazed Danny Dyer and Tamer Hasan aren't in this...

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