Woody Harrelson plays an LAPD cop with his own code of justice. But when he gets caught beating a suspect, he finds himself in a personal and emotional downward spiral as he struggles to take care of his family, and fight for his own survival. It features a cracking cast including Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Foster and Steve Buscemi.
It’s written by LA Confidential‘s James McElroy and is directed by Oren Moverman who most recently scripted the excellent Oscar-nominated post-war drama The Messenger which also featured Woody Harrelson. It’s based partially on the Rampart division on the LAPD which was investigated for corruption in the 1990s, a story which already inspired hit US TV show The Shield</em>.
So, a great team, but will it be a great film? Check out the trailer and let us know what you think.