Vertigo Releasing has shared a UK poster and trailer for the crime thriller Silk Road ahead of its release here later this month. Directed by Tiller Russell (Night Stalker) and inspired by true events, the film stars Jason Clarke as a DEA agent who goes undercover to take down Ross Ulbricht (Nick Robinson), a young man who created the internet’s first unregulated marketplace. Check them out here…
Inspired by larger-than-life actual events, this riveting crime thriller follows the rise and fall of Silk Road, the infamous darknet site that sent a seismic shock through the World Wide Web. Young, idealistic, and driven to succeed, Ross Ulbricht (Nick Robinson) creates the internet’s first unregulated marketplace: Silk Road. But when it becomes a multimillion-dollar pipeline for illicit drugs, Ross is set on a collision course with Rick Bowden (Jason Clarke), a disreputable and dangerously unpredictable DEA agent, who will use any means necessary to take him down.
SEE ALSO: Read our review of Silk Road
Silk Road features a cast that also includes Katie Aselton, Jimmi Simpson, Daniel David Stewart, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Lexi Rabe, Will Ropp, Paul Walter Hauser, and Alexandra Shipp.
Silk Road is set for a UK release on digital platforms on March 22nd.