LAST LOOKS: RLJE FILMS Acquires the Mel Gibson/Charlie Hunnam Action-Comedy for a February Launch

By: John M Jerva

We have some acquisition news for you on this holiday week as Deadline is reporting that RLJE Films has recently acquired rights to the upcoming Mel Gibson action comedy Last Looks. The film also stars Charlie Hunnam and its based on a three book series of novels from Howard Michael Gould which centers on a L.A. detective.

Per Deadline: Adapted by Gould (Mr. 3000) and named after the first book in his three-book series, Last Looksintroduces to the big screen Charlie Waldo (Hunnam), an ex-LAPD superstar who left the force and now lives a life of simplicity and solitude deep in the woods. Alistair Pinch (Gibson) is an eccentric actor who spends his days drunk on the set of his TV show. When Pinch’s wife is found dead, he is the prime suspect and Waldo is convinced to come out of retirement to investigate what happened. The case finds Waldo contending with gangsters, Hollywood executives and preschool teachers, all in pursuit of clearing Pinch’s name, or confirming his guilt.

The film also stars Morena Baccarin, Rupert Friend, Dominic Monaghan, Lucy Fry and Cliff “Method Man” Smith with Tim Kirkby (Brockmire) directing.

RLJE Films is set to release the movie in February through a day-and-date in theaters and on VOD.

Source: Deadline

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