Broken City

Broken City

Release Date: 2013-01-18



Film Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Mystery

United States


Written by Brian Tucker, this is set against the backdrop of contemporary New York, story centers a former cop-turned-P.I., who, while attempting to turn his life around, finds himself thrust in the middle of the seedy backroom politics of a corrupt mayoral election.


  • Variety reports that Mandate Pictures has preemptively bought the screenplay. - 2008-05-19
  • MTV reports that Allen Hughes will direct and Mark Wahlberg is hoping to star in the pic. - 2010-11-25
  • Deadline reports that Russell Crowe has signed on to star opposite Mark Wahlberg. - 2011-08-08
  • Deadline reports that Catherine Zeta-Jones is the latest name to join the cast. - 2011-10-20


Tucker is an alum of the Juilliard School Playwrights Program, where he was a Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Fellow.