Lionsgate’s Confidential Informant trailer finds Mel Gibson, Dominic Purcell, Nick Stahl, and more caught in a downward spiral of crime.
Lionsgate debuted an explosive trailer for its new thriller Confidential Informant on Tuesday, bringing Mel Gibson, Dominic Purcell, and more to screens for a film about corruption, cover-ups, and the fallout from times at war. Dominic Purcell (Prison Break, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Nick Stahl (Let The Right One In), Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns), and Mel Gibson (Boss Level, Lethal Weapon) star in the Confidential Informant trailer, which explodes with deceit, plans going up in smoke, and the disenfranchised turning to a life of crime.
Confidential Informant finds Kevin Hickey (Mel Gibson) telling the tale of two narcotics agents hunting for a cop killer during a crack epidemic. Hoping for leads, Moran (Dominic Purcell) and Thorton (Nick Stahl) pay off a junkie informant. Moran involves the stool pigeon in a deadly scheme to provide for his wife (Kate Bosworth) and son. This arrangement causes the partners to come under the scrutiny of a suspicious internal affairs agent, leading to an explosive finale.
Michael Oblowitz (King Blank, The Traveler) directs from a script by Michael Kaycheck (Pipe Dream, Requiem for a Dream), Oblowitz, and Brook Nasser (Zero Dark Thirty, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides). Daniel Cummings and Oblowitz produce, with Matthew Heldermann, Tyler Gould, and Luke Taylor executive producing.
Much about the Confidential Informant trailer has me thinking about ’80s cop dramas. Between Gibson’s barks and finger-pointing, and Purcell and Stahl’s apprehensions about keeping secrets from people who could put them in the ground or prison, Confidential Informant has drama oozing from every bullet wound. The story for Confidential Informant, inspired by actual events, shows what happens when a plan goes sideways, and everything quickly spirals out of control. While we wait for The Continental, Confidential Informant is where fans can get their Gibson fix.
In addition to Confidential Informant, Gibson stars in The Continental, a three-part series about the hotel for assassins from the John Wick franchise. Albert Hughes directs the first and third episodes of The Continental, which “follows Winston through the underworld of ’70s New York, where he will battle demons from his past as he attempts to seize control of the iconic hotel – a hotel that serves as a meeting point for the world’s most dangerous criminals.”
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