Exclusive The Iceman Clip: Michael Shannon pulls a gun on James Franco

Boardwalk Empire star Michael Shannon adds another chilling role to his resumé in upcoming film The Iceman. The crime thriller is based on the true-life story of Richard Kuklinski, a mafia contract killer responsible for more than 100 murders - all committed between 1948 and 1986 without the knowledge of his family.

In this exclusive clip, tension boils over as Shannon pulls a gun on James Franco's cowering Marty Freeman and asks him to pray for mercy. Alongside Shannon and Franco, The Iceman packs some serious A-list punch with Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta and Chris Evans among its supporting cast.

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The Iceman is in cinemas from Friday, June 7. Also Read our Q&A with Michael Shannon