Opens: Aug. 24
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Jamie Chung
Genre and rating: Action thriller, not yet rated
Plot: A young bike messenger picks up an envelope — and becomes the target of a dirty cop who pursues him all over New York City.
Spin: After sharing the screen with ensembles (Christian Bale and Co. in The Dark Knight Rises; Leonardo DiCaprio and Co. in Inception) as well as co-stars male (opposite Seth Rogen in 50/50) and female (opposite Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer), Gordon-Levitt gets top-line billing in a big studio project.