Box Office Report for January 18-20                Producers Guild Award Goes To "Green Book"                “A Quiet Place” – Emily Blunt and John Krasinski: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened" Is A Fascinating Documentary About A Fascinating Disaster                Final Academy Award Predictions Before The Nominees Are Announced                "The Standoff At Sparrow Creek" Is A Claustrophobic And Compelling Mystery                Less Than Acceptable Pacing Dooms "An Acceptable Loss"                “Ben Is Back” – Lucas Hedges, Peter Hedges, and Julia Roberts: Hollywood Film Tribute                "All These Small Moments" Contains A Big Supporting Turn From Harley Quinn Smith                Trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" Sends Peter Parker On An International Adventure!                M. Night Shyamalan Can't Find The Clarity In "Glass"                "Adult Life Skills" Is A Charmingly Quirky Comedy                Oscar Ballots Are Due: Which Films Are Most Likely To Lead The Academy Award Nominations This Year?                Do the Golden Globes and the Oscars act like mobsters?                Critics Choice Awards Go To Christian Bale, Lady Gaga, "Roma", and More!        

Mark Wahlberg in international “Contraband” trailer


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: We’re witnessing a refreshing swing back to old-fashioned, mano-a-mano action in the film industry.

Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible” sequel appears to shift back to organic stunt work, with Tom Cruise dangling from the side of the world’s tallest skyscraper. Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire” has been grabbing the majority of the headlines out of AFI Fest. And today, an international trailer has hit for Mark Wahlberg’s January release “Contraband,” and I think it’s going to fall in line with the hard-hitting action we’ve recently enjoyed seeing.

We have it below.

In the film, Wahlberg plays a former crook who’s been out of the “life” for years. He gets pulled back into the dirty biz – surprise, surprise – so he can defend a family member who falls in with some bad dudes. Wahlberg’s cut from this cloth, and is ideal for the role. Kate Beckinsale co-stars as his luscious wife, while Giovanni Ribisi (always welcome) pops by as what appears to be Wahlberg’s rival.

But it’s the stunts that catch my eye in this new clip. Check it out. It looks solid.

“Contraband” will be in theaters on Jan. 13, 2012. What do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rp6wbA7STNA

Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News

About HollywoodNews.com

Doing our best to bring you "The Pulse of New Hollywood®." Follow us @hollywoodnews

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


UPDATES BY EMAIL

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.