Directorial debuts often dabble in coming-of-age or a tried-and-true genre like crime. It’s just easier to fit your voice into something established when you’re getting your sea legs. For director Jimmy Giannopoulos, he’s trying a bit of both. Starring a massive ensemble including Shiloh Fernandez, Penn Badgley, Ewan McGregor, Val Kilmer, Lorraine Bracco, Ashley Benson, Aldis Hodge, Emory Cohen, Vincent Pastore and Jeremy Allen White (note the mob media staples amidst the star cameos), The Birthday Cake sees Giannopoulos—who wrote the film alongside Fernandez and Diomedes Raul Bermudez—tackle a crime family movie. And we’ve got an exclusive early look at the film.