The film, based off of a James Sallis crime novel, follows a Hollywood stunt driver, played by Gosling. When the sun sets, he works as a getaway driver on the crime-ridden streets of Los Angeles. He becomes a target and gets caught up in a shady situation after agreeing to help the ex-con boyfriend of Mulligan's character in a mission gone bad. Gosling is resolute in keeping himself and Mulligan safe and driving is his secret weapon.
The action thriller puts the pedal to the metal when filming begins on September 25 in LA, reports Variety. Albert Brooks, Bryan Cranston, and Oscar Isaacs have also been cast.