Release Date: 2013-00-00
Distributors: Relativity Media
Directors: Scott Cooper
Film Genre(s): Drama, Thriller
SYNOPSISWritten by Brad Ingelsby, this is a dark drama set in 1986 in Indiana. Slim, a man who gets released after serving years in prison for murder, and wants only to follow through on his promise to marry his long-suffering girlfriend. That is, until he discovers that his loser brother has been murdered after getting involved in a seedy midwestern gambling racket. While Slim did time for a murder he couldn’t avoid, he decides he can’t skip out on his obligation to avenge his brother’s murder.
- Variety reports that Relativity Media outbid four studios and paid $650,000 against $1.1 million for the script with Ridley Scott attached to direct and Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star. - 2008-03-19
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Rupert Sanders is in negotiations to direct. - 2009-07-06
- Variety reports that Woody Harrelson is in negotiations to play the villain in this pic. - 2012-04-10