Ben Affleck is back in the director’s chair with Live by Night. The film is based on the Dennis Lehane novel of the same name. It stars Affleck, Elle Fanning, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Messina and Chris Cooper.

The film takes place in the Prohibition Era and is about a group and their dealings in organized crime.

Warner Brothers has been playing around with the release date as they decide if it has awards potential or not. Originally scheduled for an October 20,2017 release date, it was moved up to January 13,2017 with a limited release in December for awards consideration. They have yet to confirm an official release date, They did, however, release the first teaser trailer.