IN A VISCERAL MODERN THRILLER FROM THE DIRECTOR OF LONE SURVIVOR, MARK WAHLBERG STARS AS JAMES SILVA, AN OPERATIVE OF THE CIA’S MOST HIGHLY-PRIZED AND LEAST-UNDERSTOOD UNIT.
AIDED BY A TOP-SECRET TACTICAL COMMAND TEAM, SILVA MUST RETRIEVE AND TRANSPORT AN ASSET WHO HOLDS LIFE-THREATENING INFORMATION TO MILE 22 FOR EXTRACTION BEFORE THE ENEMY CLOSES IN.
Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg have now collaborated on four movies. The three films they worked on together prior to "Mile 22" were 2013's "Lone Survivor", which earned Wahlberg the Best Actor in an Action Movie Critics Choice Award, and a duo of 2016 releases: "Deepwater Horizon" and the Boston Marathon Bombing drama "Patriots Day". Wahlberg was Oscar nominated for his performance in the 2006 Academy Award Best Picture winner "The Departed", directed by the iconic Martin Scorsese.
Lights Camera Jackson (a.k.a. Jackson Murphy) began his career as a film critic in 2006 at the age of 7. To date, Jackson has written nearly 1,000 reviews of new releases and, in total, has seen more than 1,500 films. In 2010, Jackson became the youngest person to win a NY Emmy Award, for his on-air movie reviews on Time Warner TV station, Capital News 9. And in 2011, Jackson was inducted into the Broadcast Film Critics Association as their youngest member. The BFCA’s annual Critics Choice Awards is one of the industry’s most recognized and prestigious awards shows. Jackson is also a member of SAG-AFTRA and votes annually for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Currently, Jackson can be heard every Friday morning on WGNA-FM and his reviews are also posted on his website, YouTube channel and Cultjer.com. He is also a contributor to AnimationScoop.com, run by animation historian Jerry Beck. And Jackson hosts the weekly internet pop culture news show “LCJ LIVE”, along with “The LCJ Q&A Podcast”, on which he interviews celebrities and filmmakers.