Mel Gibson suited to play 'weathered, embittered guy'

Dragged Across Concrete stars Mel Gibson (foreground) and Vince Vaughn.
Dragged Across Concrete stars Mel Gibson (foreground) and Vince Vaughn. PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

The actor stars in Dragged Across Concrete as a detective who falls from grace

In the crime thriller Dragged Across Concrete, Mel Gibson plays a cynical detective whose brutal treatment of a suspect is caught on video, earning him a suspension.

Some years ago, the American actor's own career took a nosedive after his alcohol-fuelled tirades, laced with sexist and racist profanities, were made public.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2019, with the headline 'Mel Gibson suited to play 'weathered, embittered guy''. Print Edition | Subscribe