Netflix has released their second trailer for their upcoming exclusive entitled Triple Frontier. The film features an stellar ensemble of actors portraying former military members who attempt to rob a South American drug cartel.
Triple Frontier’s trailer is heightened by the stellar cast on display. The rogue military crew is played by Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal.
The movie comes to Netflix from director J.C. Chandor. The director has short, but impressive resume to date. He was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards for his 2011 directorial debut, Margin Call. And he was lauded for his work as a writer and director on the 2013 Robert Redford led All is Lost which earned a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 94%.
Chandor’s next project was 2014’s A Most Violent Year, which he also wrote and directed. That film sits at 89% on Rotten Tomatoes and had an impressive ensemble as well which included Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Albert Brooks and Elyes Gabel.
Chandor co-wrote the screenplay for Triple Frontier with Mark Boal. Boal was a writer and producer on both The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. The former of which he earned both the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Triple Frontier will have select theatrical showings as of March 6th before heading exclusively to Netflix’s platform on March 13th. The studio released the following synopsis with their trailer today:
“A group of former Special Forces operatives (Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal) reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival”