Release date: January 11, 2013 (Wide release)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Kevin McCormick, Michael Tadross, Dan Lin
Screenplay: Will Beall
Cast: Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Robert Patrick, Michael Peña, Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Mackie, Emma Stone, Sean Penn
Official Site: gangstersquad.warnerbros.com
Rated: R: for strong vilolence and language.
Official Movie Art: Gangster Squad Movie Posters
Synopsis: In Gangster Squad Mickey Coen (Sean Penn) is a ruthless mob boss, who has taken over the city of Los Angeles in the 1940s. He has his hands in everything such as drugs, guns, prostitution and wire betting. Nothing or no one is safe becasue he has the police and politicians under his control. Only a small secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) are brave enough to stand up to him, and together they attempt to destroy Cohen’s empire. Gangster Squad is inspired by Paul Lieberman’s seven part Los Angeles Times series, Tales From the Gangster Swuad.