Sean Penn actioner The Gunman hits shelves next week, and to mark the release we’ve got a neat competition for you.

We’ve got two prizes up for grabs – the winner will receive both the DVD and the novel the film was based on (Jean-Patrick Manchette’s The Prone Gunman), while the runner-up will get the DVD.

To enter, simply follow us on twitter (@MovieRamblings) and then tweet us the answer to the following question:

Q. The Gunman star Idris Elba appears as a London detective in which hit BBC drama?

Entries must be with us by Friday, July 17.

To keep you interested, here’s a clip from The Gunman which showcases some of the film’s hard-hitting action:


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Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written three books - on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014), the history of the character Norman Bates (2015) and the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker (2017). He is currently working with director Richard Loncraine to explore all avenues in a bid to orchestrate the re-release of 1978 Mia Farrow chiller Full Circle