Starring Tom Hardy (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road), LEGEND follows the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins, gangsters who terrorised London in the 1950s and 60s. Also in a lead role is Australian Emily Browining (Sucker Punch, Ned Kelly, Lemony Snickett), who plays a central role as Reggie Kray’s wife.
It is written and directed by Academy Award winning Brian Helgeland, whose past credits include L.A. Confidential, Robin Hood, Mystic River and A Knights Tale and based on the book by John Pearson, THE PROFESSION OF VIOLENCE.
Included in the cast is David Thewlis (Harry Potter), Christopher Eccleston (Thor), Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects), Tara Fitzgerald (Game of Thrones) and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service).
LEGEND is produced by Working Title Films’ Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner alongside Christopher Clark and Quentin Curtis. STUDIOCANAL fully financed and will distribute LEGEND in the UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand and is handling International Sales. Brian Oliver’s Cross Creek has acquired North American rights and Oliver is also a Producer on the film.
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