Release Date:May 11,2010
The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That’s what police brass and Craven himself think, but that’s not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. Mel Gibson stars as Craven in his first screen lead in eight years, making Craven’s grief palpable and his quest for payback stone-cold and relentless. Martin Campbell (Casino Royale) directs from a screenplay co-written by The Departed’s William Monahan.
Mel Gibson stars in this emotionally charged thriller set at the intersection of politics and big business.
Thomas Craven, a veteran homicide detective for the Boston Police Department, is plagued by the death of his only child who was killed on the steps of his home. While everyone assumes that he was the target, he begins to suspects otherwise and starts aggressively looking into his daughter's killing. His investigation leads him into a dangerous world of corporate cover-ups and murder and his search for answers about his daughter's death transforms into an odyssey of emotional discovery and redemption.
From director, Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale”) Edge of Darkness stars Academy Award™ winner Mel Gibson (“Braveheart”), Ray Winstone (“The Departed”), Danny Huston (“X-Men Origins: Wolverine”), Bojana Novakovic (“Drag Me to Hell”) and Shawn Roberts (“I Love You, Beth Cooper”)