First Lazy Poster for 'Broken City' with Mark Wahlberg & Russell Crowe
Theatrical releases in the early part of the year are normally from the bottom of the barrel. However, Universal has found success with films like Contraband and Safe House, and Fox is hoping to toss out another gritty thriller in the same fashion. Broken City stars Mark Wahlberg as a private detective hired by the mayor (Russell Crowe) to investigate his wife to see if she's cheating on him. But when his wife's suitor ends up dead, the detective digs deeper and finds himself in uncovering a real estate scandal. Sounds like a solid thriller, but sadly, the first poster has just shown up and is anything but that. Basically it's some glamor shots of Crowe and Wahlberg that look meant for fashion ads with a title and credits slapped on.
Here's the first poster for Allen Hughes' Broken City via HeyUGuys:
Broken City is directed by Allen Hughes (From Hell, The Book of Eli) and written by Brian Tucker. The film follows an ex-cop-turned-private detective who is hired by the mayor (Russell Crowe) to see if his wife is cheating on him. The private eye (Mark Wahlberg) confirms those suspicions, and when the mayor's wife's cheating partner ends up dead, the private eye immerses himself in the mayor's business and uncovers a real estate scandal that involves the official dealing himself city-owned properties. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kyle Chandler and Barry Pepper also star in the film slated to hit theaters on January 28th, 2013. Excited?
Reader Feedback - 8 Comments
This poster could be for a movie titled "2 Guys and a Gun".
Phillip Gockel on Oct 3, 2012
Broken City, the new fragrance from wahlberg and Crowe
Richie G on Oct 3, 2012
Good one I laughed.
Cody W on Oct 3, 2012
Ethan Anderton It's Not From Universal. It's From Fox
bob on Oct 3, 2012
Whoops. Misplaced a pronoun and forgot to throw their name in their to differentiate. Thanks for pointing that out.
Ethan Anderton on Oct 3, 2012
"Proof can be a powerful weapon"....... No shit, ask Tiger Woods.
TheRagingCajun on Oct 3, 2012
Crowes hair looks...off
Cody W on Oct 3, 2012
Howre you doing, Gladiator? You alright? Say hi to your mother for me.
Bobo_Vision on Oct 3, 2012
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