Although he took a bit of a break this year, only taking part in the family film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson is making a major action return in 2013 with roles in The Fast and the Furious 6, Michael Bay‘s Pain & Gain, Empire State and the delayed G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but today we’ve got our first look at the batch with the thriller Snitch.
Coming from Ric Roman Waugh, who gave us the Stephen Dorff-starring Felon, the film follows Dwayne Johnson as a father who becomes an undercover DEA informant in order to save his son, who was set up after a bad drug deal and is now in prison. Coming in February, it looks the least appealing of the batch of Johnson films we’re getting next year, but at least The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams is there for the fun. Check out the trailer below for the film also starring Nadine Velazquez, Susan Sarandon and Jon Bernthal.
Snitch arrives on February 22nd, 2013.
Hitting theaters in wide release this weekend is John Wick, a film I fell for at Fantastic Fest and I’ve since revisited. The actioner, from first-time filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, follows Keanu Reeves’ title character who left behind a life as a hitman for Russian mobsters to settle down for a quiet life with […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I discuss Alex Ross Perry‘s Listen Up Philip, which is now in limited release and available on VOD. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in […]
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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