See How They Run: everything we know about the film
The murder-mystery/comedy genre seems to be making a strong comeback in Hollywood. With Only murders in the building a great success on television and Knives out a box office success in 2019 and a sequel, Glass Onion, See how they work is another entry for fans. This time it’s Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan working on a case set in a West End theater in the 1950s.
Mysteries that are as funny as they are thrilling to solve have a long history in Hollywood, from The thin man films in the 1930s to Inspector Closeau by Peter Seller in The pink Panther series to Index. Box See how they work be another fun addition to the genre?
Until you find out, here’s everything you need to know about See how they work.
What is the release date of See How They Run?
See how they work debuts in the UK on September 9 before appearing in the US on September 16. It will play exclusively in cinemas.
What is the See How They Run plot?
See how they work is an original story by Mark Chappell. Here is the official synopsis:
“In 1950s London’s West End, plans for a film version of a hit play come to a screeching halt after a key member of the team is murdered. When Inspector Stoppard, weary of the world , and enthusiastic rookie agent Stalker take charge, the two find themselves thrown into a confusing whodunit in the glamorous and sordid underground of the theater, investigating the mysterious homicide at their peril.
Who is part of the cast of See How They Run?
Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan are the main investigators of See how they work, playing Inspector Stoppard and Constable Stalker respectively. Rockwell and Ronan are two of the best actors working today, with Rockwell an Oscar-winning actor (Three billboards outside of Ebbing, Missouri) and other good performance (Moon, The way, the way back, JoJo Rabbit), while Ronan is multiple Oscar nominees for films like Little woman, lady bird and brooklyn.
Their list of suspects, however, is also quite impressive. The film’s co-stars are David Oyelowo (Selma, The girl before), Ruth Wilson (Its dark materials, The case), Adrian Brody (The pianist, Succession), Harris Dickinson (The king’s man, Where the Crawdads sing), Reece Shearsmith (good omens, Interior No. 9), Charlie Cooper (This country), Pippa Bennett-Warner (London Gangs), Chanda Pearl (I can destroy you), Sian Clifford (Flea bag) and Jacob Fortune-Lloyd (The Queen’s Bet).
Here’s who everyone plays to keep track of all the suspects:
- Sam Rockwell as Inspector Stoppard
- Saoirse Ronan as Constable Stalker
- Adrien Brody as Leo Kopernick
- Ruth Wilson as Petula Spencer
- David Oyelowo as Mervyn Cocker-Norris
- Reece Shearsmith as John Woolf
- Harris Dickinson as Dickie Attenborough
- Charlie Cooper as Dennis Corrigan
- Pippa Bennett-Warner as Ann Saville
- Pearl Chanda as Sheila Sim
- Sian Clifford as Edna Romney
- Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as Gio
Is there a See How They Run trailer?
The trailer for See how they work is available to watch directly below. It’s hard not to find this two-minute teaser of the film delightful, as Rockwell and Ronan particularly look like a fun combo.
Who directs See How They Run?
Behind the camera while See how they work the director is Tom George. George is a veteran of the British TV scene, having directed episodes for Hank Zipzer, Defend the culprit and This country. See how they work is his first film.
What is the rating of See How They Run?
See how they work is rated PG-13 in the United States for “some violent/bloody imagery and sexual reference”.