If you felt there weren’t enough exciting movies making their way to screens last year, 2021 has surely made up for it now?

Horror fans have been treated to new films in the Saw and The Conjuring universe while superhero obsessives have had efforts from Zack Snyder’s Justice League to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

No matter your genre you’ve been covered, and there’s still plenty more to look forward to, especially if you’re a Gerard Butler fan.

The 51-year-old Scottish actor has recently impressed in the immersive disaster movie Greenland and has previously shone in 300, RockNRolla, Law Abiding Citizen, London Has Fallen, Den of Thieves, and beyond.

His latest vehicle sees him share the screen with Frank Grillo (Avengers: Endgame). A terrific pairing.

You’re obviously eager to check it out, so here’s where to watch Copshop…

still from Copshop trailer, Open Road Films, YouTube

Where to watch Copshop

Copshop is screening exclusively in UK cinemas from Friday, September 10th 2021. As of yet, there is no news on a streaming release date.

As for the US release date, it will be in theaters from Friday, September 17th.

With UK viewers being invited to check it first, be sure to look in with your local multiplex for showtimes, as Cineworld, Odeon, Vue and Showcase are offering screenings from the aforementioned date (10th September).

As for what to expect from the story, we follow con artist Teddy Murretto as he hatches a plan to hide out from Bob Viddick, a deadly hitman on his tail.

Resorting to desperate measures, he assaults Valeria, a rookie officer who arrests him and locks him up in a small police station. However, he isn’t out of the woods yet, as Bob has plans to deviously finish the job and yet another assassin decides to get in on the action.

Copshop | Official Trailer

Copshop | Official Trailer

Who is opening up shop?

Fortunately for action cinema fans, Copshop boasts quite the ensemble.

You can check out a selection of cast members and their respective roles below:

  • Frank Grillo as Teddy Murretto
  • Gerard Butler as Bob Viddick
  • Toby Huss as Anthony Lamb
  • Tait Fletcher as Wedding hero
  • Ryan O’Nan as Huber
  • Alexis Louder as Valerie Young
  • Keith Jardine as Trooper Faulkner
  • Kaiwi Lyman as Barnes
  • Armida Lopez as Bridesmaid
  • Marshall Cook as Brad
  • Robert Walker Branchaud as Kimble
  • Marco Morales as Trooper Alvarez
  • Christopher Michael Holley as Ruby
  • Chris Kleckner as Larry The Cop
  • Dez as A.G. Fenton

“Everyone is at the top of their game”

Deadline includes that the film is set to share its opening with Clifford the Big Red Dog, which they acknowledge is the only other wide-release film to compete with; as you can gather, there are very different target demographics at play here.

Raven Capital Management developed the movie in partnership with Sculptor and Zero Gravity, while CAA Media Finance sorted financing for the project, as well as a domestic distribution deal.

James Masciello – Raven Capital Management’s principal – has previously said:

“Anticipating the resurgence of cinema going post-pandemic, we made Copshop with theatrical audiences specifically in mind, delivering a big-time event experience with an original bent. Everyone is at the top of their game in Copshop and we can’t wait for audiences to strap in, and experience this ride for themselves.”

Executive producer Tom Ortenberg added on behalf of Open Road Films, which Raven acquired in 2018: “We look forward to entertaining moviegoers this September with an exhilarating movie that audiences will enjoy immensely.”

Copshop is in UK cinemas from Friday, September 10th 2021 and US cinemas from Friday, September 17th 2021.

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