Director and cast discuss their film “High-Rise” at AOL HQ in NYC for .

Based on JG Ballard’s 1975 novel, and directed by , the film stars Tom Hiddleston as Dr. Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. Laing quickly settles into high society life and meets the building’s eccentric tenants. Life seems like paradise to Laing, but as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, the regimented social strata begins to crumble and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war.