Monday, June 03, 2024

“The Bikeriders” in Theaters

"The Bikeriders" is a new 'biker' drama feature, written and directed by Jeff Nichols, starring Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, Tom Hardy, Michael Shannon, Mike Faist and Norman Reedus, recently acquired by film distributor Focus Features for a June 21, 2024 wide theatrical release:

"...set in the 1960’s, 'The Bikeriders' follows the rise of a Chicago-based motorcycle gang. 

“…’Kathy’ (Comer), a strong-willed member of the ‘Vandals’ who’s married to a wild, reckless bikerider named ‘Benny’ (Butler), recounts the Vandals’ evolution over the course of a decade…

“…beginning as a local club of outsiders united by good times, rumbling bikes, and respect for their strong, steady leader ‘Johnny’ (Hardy).

“Over the years, Kathy tries her best to navigate her husband’s untamed nature and his allegiance to Johnny, with whom she feels she must compete for Benny’s attention. 

“As life in the Vandals gets more dangerous, and the club threatens to become a more sinister gang, Kathy, Benny and Johnny are forced to make choices about their loyalty to the club and to each other…”

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