The Sweeney - Starring Ray Winstone And Plan B In Remake Of John Thaw Classic TV (TRAILER)

The Huffington Post UK  |  By Posted: 5/04/2012 21:04 Updated: 5/04/2012 22:18

Remember the tight trousers, the leather jackets, above all the Ford Consul?

30 years after The Sweeney set the bar for police drama - with John Thaw as Detective Inspector Regan and Dennis Waterman as his sidekick Carter - it's coming to the big screen.

Ray Winstone, one of the few actors with the necessary heavyweight acting chops, will step into Thaw's shoes, with one Ben Drew - aka the rapper Plan B - joining him in the sidecar.

Adding their gravitas to the cast are Homeland favourite Damian Lewis and Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger).

The Sweeney will be in UK cinemas from 12 September - in the meantime, check out the trailer above.


Ray Winstone and Ben Drew star in The Sweeney

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