Warner Bros. has picked up the North American rights to the “Edge of Darkness” remake from GK Films reports the trades.
Based on the classic 80’s BBC miniseries, “Darkness” has Mel Gibson playing a homicide cop whose 24-year-old daughter is murdered on the steps of his home.
His search for her killers leads him to a world of corporate coverups and government collusion, causing a CIA operative (Ray Winstone) to be sent to clean up the evidence. Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic and Shawn Roberts also star.
“Casino Royale” and “Goldeneye” director Martin Campbell, who directed the original mini-series, also helms this film version shot on location in Massachusetts.
Shooting wrapped up in November and post-production is in full swing. No release date has yet been locked by the studio.