Mel Gibson Kicking Ass in New Trailer for Action Film 'Blood Father'
"People get caught when they make mistakes… You stick with me, I'll give you everything I got." Lionsgate has premiered a new trailer for the gritty action thriller Blood Father, from French director Jean-François Richet (of the Assault on Precinct 13 remake, Mesrine Part 1 & Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1), starring Mel Gibson as an ex-con badass who goes crazy trying to save his daughter, played by Erin Moriarty. The first trailer looked pretty good, this one is even better, almost like Taken meets John Wick set in the deep South. Hopefully the action is just as good as those films. Also starring William H. Macy, Thomas Mann, Elisabeth Röhm, Diego Luna & Dale Dickey. I might actually have to see this. Fire it up below.
Here's the new official trailer (+ poster) for Jean-François Richet's Blood Father, direct from YouTube:
After her drug kingpin boyfriend frames her for stealing a fortune in cartel cash, 16 year old Lydia (Erin Moriarty) goes on the run, with only one ally in this whole wide world: her perennial screw-up of a dad, John Link (Mel Gibson), who's been a drunk, a drug addict, a motorcycle outlaw, and a convict in his time, and now is determined to keep his little girl from harm and, for once in his life, do the right thing… Blood Father is directed by French filmmaker Jean-François Richet, of All About Love, the Assault on Precinct 13 remake, Mesrine Part 1 & Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 previously. The screenplay was written by Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff, based on the novel by Peter Craig. Lionsgate will release Blood Father in theaters in the US starting on August 26th later this summer. See the first trailer here. Anyone interested?