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News & Features » September 2014 » The Drop, based on Dennis Lehane’s story from Boston Noir, is now in theaters!

The Drop, based on Dennis Lehane’s story from Boston Noir, is now in theaters!

The DropDennis Lehane‘s short story “Animal Rescue” — originally published in Boston Noir and also featured in USA Noir — is now a major motion picture! The Drop was written for the screen by Lehane himself and stars Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini in his final appearance in a feature film. The film follows lonely bartender Bob through a scheme of money-laundering “drops” in New York city bars. He finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry when he rescues pit bull puppy that’s been beaten and left for dead. Catch it in theaters now!

Posted: Sep 12, 2014

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