Strap in your trainers and prepare for some hardcore parkour due to Lionsgate’s new trailer for Twist. Inspired by Charles Dickens’s iconic novel Oliver Twist, this action-fueled crime-thriller set in modern London follows the journey of Twist (Raff Law), a gifted graffiti artist looking for his approach after the lack of his mom. Lured right into a avenue gang headed by the paternal Fagin (Michael Caine), Twist is drawn to the approach to life — and Red (Sophie Simnett), an alluring member of Fagin’s crew. But when an artwork theft goes fallacious, Twist’s ethical code is examined as he’s caught between Fagin, the police, and a loose-cannon enforcer (Lena Headey).
Directed by Martin Owen (The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud, Killers Anonymous) from a script written by John Wrathall (The Liability) and Sally Collett (The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud), Twist is a heist movie with angle, type, and loads of attractive graffiti artwork.
Starring Michael Caine, Rita Ora, Noel Clarke, Sophie Simnett, Jason Maza, Franz Drameh, David Walliams, and Lena Headey, Twist introduces Raff Law because the movie’s title character.
I’m all up for distinctive takes on traditional tales, and Twist seems prefer it may very well be 90 minutes of intelligent, enjoyable, and quirky caper. Let’s seize a can of spraypaint and piss off our native legislation enforcement, lets?
Twist arrives in theaters, on Digital, and On Demand on July 30, 2021.