Release Date: 2013-02-22
Wide Release



Film Genre(s): Action Thriller

United States


Originally written by Justin Haythe's and rewritten by Ric Roman Waugh, this is inspired by true events chronicled in a PBS "Frontline" documentary, Snitch centers on a devoted father whose son faces 30 years in prison after being set up in a drug deal. The father goes undercover in the drug world to make a bust that will free his son.


  • The Hollywood Reporter reports that New Line Cinema has picked up the screenplay which Guy East and Nigel Sinclair will produce via their Spitfire Pictures. "Frontline" series producer David Fanning also is producing. Haythe will executive produce. - 2006-10-13
  • The Hollywood Reporter reports that Carl Franklin will direct the pic. - 2007-07-31
  • Variety reports that Benjamin Bratt has signed on to star opposite Dwayne Johnson in this pic. - 2011-12-06