Ray Winstone in First Trailer for Big Screen Adaptation ‘The Sweeeny’

The news of a big screen adaptation of the British TV series The Sweeney is obviously a bigger deal across the pond than it is in the United States, but we’ve been keeping an eye on the project (with a developing sequel) because it features of Ray Winstone and Ben Drew (aka rapper Plan B) as Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Detective Sergeant George Carter respectively, two members of the “Flying Squad,” a branch of the Metropolitan Police specializing in armed robbery and violent crime in London. Hayley Atwell and Damian Lewis also star in the film and now we have the first trailer straight out of the UK. Here’s the first trailer for Nick Love’s adaptation of The Sweeney from MSN UK: Video: The Sweeney: Exclusive Trailer Nick Love (The Football Factory) directed The Sweeney and wrote the script with John Hodge (Trainspotting, The Beach) based on 1970’s British TV series of …

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