Lionsgate has released the official trailer for the indie noir thriller The Poison Rose, from writer/director George Gallo.
Inspired by classic film noir, The Poison Rose stars Carson Phillips (John Travolta), an ex-football star turned private investigator, who enjoys his share of drinking, smoking, and gambling.He takes on a seemingly routine missing persons case in his old home town.
Returning there after 15 years, he discovers a case of fraud, drug smuggling, crimes and a deadly ticking clock to solve the murder and uncover the town’s dirty secrets.
The Poison Rose is co-directed by filmmakers Francesco Cinquemani (Andron, Beyond the Edge) & George Gallo (a writer on Midnight Run, Bad Boys, The Whole Ten Yards; director of Local Color, My Mom's New Boyfriend, Middle Men, Columbus Circle, Bigger) & Luca Giliberto (making his directorial debut).
The impressive cast of Poison Rose features Morgan Freeman, Famke Janssen, Brendan Fraser, Peter Stormare, Ella Bleu Travolta, Kat Graham, Robert Patrick, Nadine Lewington, and Nick Vallelonga.
The Poison Rose marks the first on-screen collab between John Travolta and Morgan Freeman, and in will be released in select theaters starting May 24th.