Jude Law, who’s pulling together a misfit crew to search for a mythical lost treasue that’s reportedly sitting at the bottom of the ‘Black Sea,’ is featured in the new official poster for the upcoming adventure film. The poster comes after the thriller’s trailer was released by Focus Features, which will be distributing the movie on January 23, 2015 in US theaters.

‘Black Sea’ was helmed by Academy Award-winning director, Kevin Macdonald, who’s best known for making ‘The Last King of Scotland.’ The new thriller was penned by ‘Utopia’ writer, Dennis Kelly. Beside Law, the adventure film also stars Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn and David Threlfall.

Focus Features has released the following synopsis for ‘Black Sea’:

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

For more information on ‘Black Sea,’ visit the thriller’s official website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages. Check out the movie’s new official poster, as well as photos from the set and its official trailer, below.

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Jude Law Stars in Black Sea
Jude Law stars as a rogue submarine captain after sunken treasure in the depths of the Black Sea in Focus Features’ upcoming adventure thriller BLACK SEA, directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald.
Photo Credit: Alex Bailey / Focus Features.
Jude Law Stars in Black Sea
Jude Law stars as a rogue submarine captain after sunken treasure in the depths of the Black Sea in Focus Features’ upcoming adventure thriller BLACK SEA, directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald.
Photo Credit: Alex Bailey / Focus Features.
Jude Law Stars in Black Sea
Jude Law *at center) stars as a rogue submarine captain after sunken treasure in the depths of the Black Sea in Focus Features’ upcoming adventure thriller BLACK SEA, directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald.
Photo Credit: Alex Bailey / Focus Features.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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