A first official poster has been unveiled for Hickok, the upcoming western movie starring Luke Hemsworth:
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You know the myth… now meet the legend
Plot synopsis: “Legendary lawman and gunslinger, Wild Bill Hicko (Luke Hemsworth)k, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the west. While delivering his own brand of frontier justice, the infamous gunfighter’s reputation as the fastest draw in the west is put to the test.”
Luke Hemsworth is the older brother of actors Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Liam Hemsworth. Does he look good as a gunslinger?
You may watch below the first official trailer of Hickok (aka Abilene), the upcoming western movie directed by Timothy Woodward Jr. based on a script by Michael Lanahan and starring Luke Hemsworth, Trace Adkins, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern, Cameron Richardson, Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau, Hunter Fischer, and Robert Catrini:
Plot synopsis: “Infamous gunslinger and outlaw ‘Wild Bill’ Hickok (Luke Hemsworth) attempts to escape his past by settling in the small town of Abilene, Kansas. The mayor (Kris Kristofferson), captivated by Wild Bill’s unparalleled gun skills, offers him a job as the town marshal. Attempts to protect the town are soon challenged when a band of outlaws threaten Wild Bill and the laws he administered. Among the outlaws are powerful saloon owner Phil Poe (Trace Adkins), whose relationship with Bill’s ex-lover (Cameron Richardson) stirs tension. Poe puts a bounty on Wild Bill’s head but with the help of lawman Hardin aka Little Arkansas, Wild Bill sets out to fight the villainous bandits and save Abilene from danger.”
Do we really need yet another western movie? And can’t say this one brings anything new to the genre…
The release date of the movie Hickok is set to July 7, 2017 (in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD).