Director of 2012’s BAFTA-winning The Imposter, captivating true-crime drama American Animals is Bart Layton’s first narrative feature. Kentucky, 2004: Spencer (Barry Keoghan) and Warren (Evan Peters) dream of remarkable lives beyond the suburbs. Heading to college, they fear they may never distinguish themselves – until Spencer spots an opportunity to pull off one of the most audacious art thefts in history.
Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy) makes an unexpected U-turn into thrillers with A Simple Favour; a stylish Gone Girl-esque noir starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively. Based on Darcey Bell’s hit novel, it centres on blogger Stephanie (Kendrick) as she investigates the reasons behind her wealthy, beautiful best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) disappearance – a quest soon filled with troubling ambiguity.