The Mark Wahlberg/Peter Berg train hasn’t really gotten my attention yet. That all changes with Mile 22, which is exactly the result you can expect when you trade true stories for all-out action films that co-star Iko Uwais.
I was sold with the first trailer, but this new one, with its lovely Red Band affixed, is even better - highlighting the appealing simplicity of its plot, the action prowess of Uwais, and a couple big headshots for good measure. Check it out:
Mile 22 comes out August 17, which is a perfect end-of-summer release date for an old fashioned R-rated action film like this. I can’t wait.