The screenplay is written by Nick Cave, which is based on Matt Bondurantâ€™s novel â€œThe Wettest County in the World.
The story is about three brothers who made a living by bootlegging moonshine in rural Virginia during the Great Depression.
The film is directed by John Hillcoat (â€œThe Road,â€ â€œThe Propositionâ€).
â€œLawlessâ€ will be released on August 31 this year.
Check out the trailer below.
Source: Yahoo! Movies