Sicario: Drug Trafficking Drama Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin

Lionsgate has set drug trafficking drama “Sicario,” starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and Jon Bernthal, for a September 18 limited release followed by a wide release on September 25.

“Prisoners” Canadian helmer, Denis Villeneuve, directed from a script by Taylor Sheridan.

Set in the lawless border area between the U.S. and Mexico, the story centers on an idealistic FBI agent (portrayed by Blunt) being exposed to the brutal world of international drug trafficking by members of a government task force — played by Brolin and Del Toro — who have enlisted her in their plan to take out a Mexican cartel boss.

“Sicario” is the fourth wide release title set for September 25 after Sony’s “Hotel Transylvania 2,” Relativity’s horror thriller “The Disappointments Room” and Warner comedy “The Intern.”