Veteran actor Sean Penn plays Mickey Cohen, a gangster who was part of Jewish mafia.
Sean Penn's role is based on the life of a real-life character.
The film has stars Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Emma Stone, Josh Brolin and Anthony Mackie in the lead roles.
This week's Hollywood release is Sean Pennn, Ryan Goslin starrer 'Gangster Squad'.
The film narrates the story of a team of LAPD detectives who are trying to keep LA free of gangsters.
Emma Stone is slowly emerging as a popular star. The actress was last seen in 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.
Josh Brolin plays a LAPD cop in the film.
The film has been directed by Ruben Fleischer.
Ryan Gosling was last seen in 'Ides of March' a film directed by George Clooney.
The film is based on a real life incident and narrates the story of follows six police officers and detectives as they protect the law by breaking it.
The film is based in the 1940s and 1950s era in America.