Writer/director David Ayer (End of Watch, Fury, Suicide Squad) is back with gritty new film The Tax Collector.

Starring Bobby Soto, Cinthya Carmona, George Lopez and Shia LeBeouf, it’s set in the Los Angeles gang world. David and Creeper (Soto and LaBeouf) are “tax collectors” for crime lord Wizard – in other words they shake down dodgy types for his cut of profits from the illicit deals that local gangs do. Things heat up, and lives are threatened, when an old rival of Wizard’s returns from Mexico…

The Tax Collector is currently set for a US release in August, with no Australian date at the moment. Here’s the rather full-on first trailer: