Adapted from the best-selling novel Outlaws by Kevin Sampson (Awaydays), comes the stylish heist movie THE CREW, released on DVD on 12 January from Momentum Pictures.
An intense thriller about the criminal underworld, featuring a British up and coming cast, including Stephen Graham (This is England; Goal; Snatch), Scot Williams (Backbeat; Cape Wrath and soon to be released Clubbed), Kenny Doughty (Funland), Rory McCann (Hot Fuzz, Alexander), Philip Olivier (Hollyoaks: In the City; Holby Blue). THE CREW is the gangster movie everyone is talking about, bloodier than Rise of the Foot Soldier, more brutal than The Football Factory.
Across the city of Liverpool, organised gangs are fighting for control of the lucrative supply of narcotics. Against this brutal backdrop the Brennan gang, led by the charming but ruthless Ged Brennan (Williams) pursue the dying trade of old time heists. Now with two decades of meticulously planned jobs behind him, Ged is looking to turn his back on this life.but not before one final heist. However when members of his own gang turn against him, Ged must use all his skills, street cred and friends in low places to ensure the stains vanish without a trace.
The DVD is packed with special features including an audio commentary with Scot Williams and director Adrian Vitoria, a Making of the Crew featurette, music video, production design, a special featurette: Behind The Scenes 25 days of Filming, Shown in 5 minutes. Simply unmissable, THE CREW is available to buy on DVD on 12 January 2009.