Trailer for Contraband

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 7:15 pm

The first trailer for the thriller Contraband has arrived. A remake of the 2008 foreign film Reykjavik-Rotterdam it stars Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, and Ben Foster and centers on a former smuggler turned security guard who falls back into his old ways when a lucrative opportunity arises. Contraband is slated to release on January 13th 2012.

Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best — running contraband — to settle Andy’s debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian, to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills.Things quickly fall apart and with only hours to reach the cash, Chris must use his rusty skills to successfully navigate a treacherous criminal network of brutal drug lords, cops and hit men before his wife, Kate, and sons become their target.