Monday, November 09, 2015

Loving Husband, Devoted Father, Ruthless Killer #TheIceMan

Based on a true story, Director Ariel Vromen's (Danika) critically-acclaimed, true-life thriller The Iceman, comes on Blu-ray & DVD from Millennium Entertainment.

The chilling story of Richard Kuklinski, a devoted husband and father who in reality was a ruthless killer-for-hire, THE ICEMAN stars Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road, 2008), also Man of Steel, TV's "Boardwalk Empire"), two-time Academy Award nominee Winona Ryder (Best Supporting Actress, The Age of Innocence, 1993, Best Actress, Little Women, 1994), Chris Evans (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers), Academy Award nominee James Franco (Best Actor, 127 Hours, 2010, also Spring Breakers, Oz: The Great and Powerful) and Ray Liotta (Killing Them Softly).

Based on the book "The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer" by Anthony Bruno, The Iceman was directed by Ariel Vromen from a screenplay by Morgan Land and Ariel Vromen. Ehud Bleiberg and Ariel Vromen produced, with René Besson, Boaz Davidson, Danny Dimbort, Lati Grobman, Avi Lerner, Laura Rister and Trevor Short serving as executive producers.

Inspired by actual events, THE ICEMAN follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon) from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than 100 men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father; in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

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