Vertical Entertainment has released the trailer and poster for Code 8, coming to theaters and On Demand on December 13, 2019. The film stars Robbie Amell (The Flash), Stephen Amell (Arrow), Greg Bryk, Kari Matchett, and Sung Kang.
Code 8 is set in a world where 4% of the population is born with varying supernatural abilities, but instead of being billionaires or superheroes, they face discrimination and live in poverty, often resorting to crime. Connor Reed (Robbie Amell), a power-enabled young man, is struggling to pay for his ailing mother’s (Kari Matchett) health treatment. F
ighting to earn enough money as a day laborer, Connor is lured into a lucrative criminal world by Garrett (Stephen Amell) who works for Lincoln City’s reigning drug lord, Marcus Sutcliffe (Greg Bryk). Garrett helps Connor sharpen his powers in order to execute a series of crimes on behalf of Sutcliffe, while a militarized police unit, led by Agent Park (Sung Kang) and Agent Davis (Aaron Abrams), hunts them down.
The movie was directed by Jeff Chan from a script by Chris Paré. Code 8, which has a running time of 98 minutes, was produced by Chan and Paré.
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