The stars were out in full force last night at the New York City Premiere of Lionsgate’s new suspense thriller Sicario. Emily Blunt, Benecio Del Toro and Josh Brolin star in the new film from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners).
No stranger to tension and heroics, Golden-Globe Winner Emily Blunt stars as our FBI protagonist whose mission is to serve in the extremely dangerous and always escalating war on drugs at the US/Mexican boarder.
Academy Award winner Benecio Del Toro (The Usual Suspects) is where the term Sicario comes into play. Del Toro stars as our ruthless hitman. Academy Award nominee Josh Brolin rounds out the stellar cast.
This all-star trio talked about how excited they were to unveil this film, what initially intrigued them about this project and what other underlying meanings are contained in this film. Director Villeneuve spoke about how creative and strong his cast was as well as how privileged he felt to be able to work with such a talented bunch.
Sicario opens nationwide Friday, October 2nd