The crime thriller “Heist 88,” starring Emmy winner Courtney B. Vance, has unveiled its premiere dates for both linear and streaming release. Drawing inspiration from a prominent U.S. bank robbery, the movie is slated to launch exclusively on Paramount+ and Showtime on September 29. Later, it will have its linear debut on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET/PT on October 1.
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, Bassett Vance Productions, and Gunpowder & Sky, “Heist 88” is set in an era predating widespread computerization and modern cybersecurity. The plot revolves around Jeremy Horne (Vance), a criminal mastermind known for his persuasive prowess. Opting for one final job before incarceration, Horne recruits a group of young bank employees to execute a bold and audacious attack on the U.S. banking system, aiming to pilfer nearly $80 million.
The film reunites Courtney B. Vance with “The People vs OJ Simpson” co-star Keesha Sharp and “61st Street” colleague Bentley Green. Other cast members include Keith David, Xavier Clyde, Nican Robinson, and Precious Way.
Directed by Menhaj Huda and penned by Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, the production boasts executive producers such as Angela Bassett, Courtney B. Vance, Lynnette Ramirez, Van Toffler, Barry Barclay, Amal Baggar, Mychael Chinn, and Donny Hugo Herran. Carlos Lugo assumes the role of executive in charge of production.
About Heist 88 TV Show
Set in a time before advanced cybersecurity, "Heist 88" follows the story of Jeremy Horne (Courtney B. Vance), a criminal mastermind with unparalleled persuasion skills. Deciding to undertake one last heist before facing imprisonment, Horne recruits a team of young bank employees to orchestrate a daring attack on the U.S. banking system. Inspired by a real-life massive bank robbery, the film delves into the audacious plan, the dynamics of the team, and the challenges they encounter in their quest to steal nearly $80 million. Amidst the backdrop of suspense and action, the movie explores themes of loyalty, deception, and the intricate world of high-stakes crime.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.