Stephen Amell took to social media to release the full trailer for his crowd-funded sci-fi movie Code 8, which brought in around $2.5 million with the help of fans.
The Arrow actor stars in the flick along with his cousin, Robbie Amell, who played Firestorm in the Arrowverse.
I’m actually a backer of Code 8 as well.
“Hey Twitter. We made a movie,” Stephen Amell tweeted. “It’s called Code 8. It’s coming out in theaters. It’s also available on-demand on more platforms than I knew existed. This all happens on December 13th. Over 25,000 people made this movie possible. Please enjoy our trailer now.”
Code 8 trailer starring Stephen Amell, Robbie Amell:
Code 8 gets released Dec. 13 and is directed by Jeff Chan and written by Chris Pare.
The film is set in a world where 4% of the population is born with some type of supernatural ability, but instead of being superheroes, they are heavily policed and live in poverty. Connor Reed (Robbie Amell) is a powerful young “electric” struggling to pay for his ailing mother’s medical treatment. To earn money, he joins a lucrative criminal world led by Garrett (Stephen Amell), who teaches him how to use his powers to pull off a series of increasingly dangerous crimes. Sung Kang (Fast & Furious) and Greg Bryk (Ad Astra) also star.