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GANGSTER SQUAD Los Angeles World Premiere Monday, January 7, 2013



The Los Angeles World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ GANGSTER SQUAD.



Monday, January 7th




Crew Arrivals: 5:00pm


6925 Hollywood Blvd.

Arrivals: 6:00pm

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Screening: 7:00pm



From the film: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Peña, Robert Patrick, Mireille Enos and director Ruben Fleischer. Additional guests to be announced.


Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and—if he has his way—every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his thumb. It’s enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop…except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling), who come together to try to tear Cohen’s world apart.

Under the direction of Ruben Fleischer (“Zombieland”), “Gangster Squad” is a stylish retelling of events surrounding the LAPD’s efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time. The film stars Oscar® nominees Josh Brolin (“Milk,” “True Grit”) and Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Drive”), and Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (“Milk,” “Mystic River”) as real-life mobster Mickey Cohen. The film also stars Oscar® nominee Nick Nolte (“Warrior,” “Affliction”), Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Peña, Robert Patrick and Mireille Enos.

The screenplay is by Will Beall, based on the book Gangster Squad by Paul Lieberman. The film is produced by Dan Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross. The executive producers are Ruben Fleischer, Paul Lieberman and Bruce Berman.

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GANGSTER SQUAD opens nationwide on January 11, 2013.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Lin Pictures/Kevin McCormick Production, “Gangster Squad.”

“Gangster Squad” has been rated R by the MPAA for strong violence and language.

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Print: Allegra Haddigan, (818) 954-3781
Photo: Dustin Wissmiller, (818) 954-6585
Online: Anne Chun, (818) 954-4601
International: Barbara Hannegan, (818) 954-6203

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