’21 Bridges': Chadwick Boseman Shuts Down Manhattan, Chases Cop Killers in First Trailer (Video)

“Black Panther” star reteams with producers Anthony and Joe Russo for action-thriller

Last Updated: April 25, 2019 @ 7:38 AM

“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman has gone blue in his new action-thriller “21 Bridges.”

In the first trailer that dropped Thursday, we see Boseman as a child at the funeral of his father, who was also an NYPD officer.

Years later as an adult, embattled police officer Andre Davis (Boseman) is known as “the guy who kills cop killers.”

Also starring Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David with Taylor Kitsch and J.K. Simmons, “21 Bridges” comes from STXFilms and is directed by Brian Kirk. Producers are Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Gigi Pritzker, Boseman and Logan Coles.

Davis is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy, according to the studio’s official description. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on who he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, extreme measures are taken to prevent the killers from escaping Manhattan as the authorities close all 21 bridges to prevent any entry or exit from the iconic island.

“Close the island. We’ve got 21 bridges in and out of Manhattan. Shut them down,” Boseman orders, along with closing all access from the rivers, tunnels and subways. “Then, we flood the island with blue.”

Boseman can currently be seen reprising his role as superhero Black Panther in “Avengers: Endgame.”

“21 Bridges” rolls into theaters on July 12.

Watch the trailer above and see the poster below.

21 Bridges Poster