Saban Films has released a poster and trailer for writer-director Matthew Gentile’s upcoming crime thriller American Murderer. The film stars Tom Pelphery as a charismatic conman entangled in a deadly game of cat and mouse with an FBI special agent (Ryan Phillippe) after finding himself on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list; watch the trailer below…
Based on a true story, this riveting thriller follows Jason Derek Brown (Tom Pelphrey), a charismatic con man bankrolling his extravagant lifestyle through a series of scams. On Brown’s trail: Lance Leising (Ryan Phillippe), a dogged FBI special agent determined to put Brown behind bars. When Brown’s funds run low and his past catches up with him, he plots his most elaborate scheme yet, pitting himself against Leising in a deadly game of cat and mouse — and becoming the most unlikely and elusive fugitive on the FBI’s most-wanted list.
Joining Tom Pelphery and Ryan Phillippe in the cast are Idina Menzel, Jacki Weaver, and Shantel VanSanten.
American Murderer arrives in cinemas on October 21st, and on digital on October 28th.