Warner Bros. has bought the North American rights to EDGE OF DARKNESS, a thriller starring Mel Gibson and directed by Martin Campbell from production company GK Films, per VARIETY.

Based on the BBC miniseries of the same name, the film is about a veteran homicide detective with the Boston Police Department whose only child is murdered on the steps of his home. Producers were Graham King (THE DEPARTED) and the miniseries producer Michael Wearing.

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