MOVIE NEWS – Mel Gibson plays as a father who tries to protect his troubled daughter from a group of drug dealers in the intense trailer for Blood Father.
Two years passed since we’ve seen Mel Gibson on the big screen, when he played General Stonebanks in Lionsgate’s action-packed sequel The Expendables 3. Many Gibson fans hoped that the he would retake his role as Mad Max in George Miller’s long-awaited sequel Mad Max: Fury Road, but Tom Hardy took his role instead. Next month, Mel Gibson will be back to the silver screen in Blood Father, and you can clearly see in the first trailer that his character John Link has some similarities with Max Rockatansky, the hero of Mad Max.
In Blood Father Mel Gibson is John Link, an ex-convict who fights to defend his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive. Blood Father also stars Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and William H. Macy. Blood Father will be released by Lionsgate Premiere in theaters August 12, 2016.