TriStar Pictures has released the first trailer for their real-time thriller “Money Monster”. Jodie Foster directs, with George Clooney, Julia Roberts and rising talent Jack O’Connell ( “Unbroken,””Starred Up”) starring. The official synopsis goes as follows:

In the taut and tense thriller Money Monster, Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor (Jack O’Connell) takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn (Julia Roberts) hostage live on air. Unfolding in real time, Gates and Fenn must find a way to keep themselves alive while simultaneously uncovering the truth behind a tangle of big money lies.

“Money Monster” opens May 13th. Click play above to watch the trailer.