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-- Federico Fellini
Apr 292019
 

 

A PRIVATE EYE. A PUBLIC MURDER. A PERFECT CRIME.

John Travolta and Morgan Freeman Lead an All-Star Cast in This Tale of Murder and Corruption

Arrives in Select Theaters and On Demand on May 24

On-screen together for the first time ever, Oscar® nominee John Travolta (1994, Best Actor, Pulp Fiction; 1977, Best Actor, Saturday Night Fever) and Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (2004, Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Baby) headline the tense mystery-thriller The Poison Rose, arriving in select theaters and On Demand May 24 from Lionsgate.

Based on the novel of the same name by Richard Salvatore and from the writer of Midnight Run and Bad Boys comes a Texas tale of murder and corruption. The star-studded cast also includes Famke Janssen (TV’s “The Blacklist” and “Hemlock Grove,” X-Men franchise), Kat Graham (TV’s “The Vampire Diaries,” All Eyez on Me), Peter Stormare (TV’s “American Gods,” Constantine, John Wick: Chapter 2), Ella Bleu Travolta (Old Dogs), with Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgement Day) and Brendan Fraser (The Mummy franchise, Crash).

In The Poison Rose, Travolta plays Carson Philips, a hard-drinking L.A. private eye who takes a case in his old hometown of Galveston, Texas. While searching for a missing woman, Philips must confront a crime boss (Freeman), a shady doctor (Fraser), a sexy club singer (Graham), his former lover (Janssen) — and his own dark, disturbing past.

The Poison Rose opens May 24 in select theaters in New York, Los Angeles, and other major markets, as well as On Demand on major digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon Prime, Vudu, and others.
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