Mel Gibson is set to direct the upcoming thriller Flight Risk for Lionsgate, with Mark Wahlberg attached to star. The film will follow a pilot who is tasked with transporting a dangerous criminal for trial, but things quickly go wrong when the criminal escapes and the pilot is framed for his murder.
Gibson is no stranger to directing action thrillers, having previously directed the films Edge of Darkness (2010) and Hacksaw Ridge (2016). Wahlberg is also a proven box office draw, having starred in films such as The Departed (2006), Transformers (2007), and The Fighter (2010).
Flight Risk is currently in pre-production, with a release date set for sometime in 2024.
Upcoming Movies Of Mel Gibson
- The Continental: From the World of John Wick – Gibson is set to star in this upcoming John Wick spin-off series. The series will follow the Continental Hotel, a safe haven for assassins in New York City.
- Boneyard – Gibson is set to direct this upcoming action thriller. The film will follow a group of mercenaries who are tasked with retrieving a stolen nuclear weapon.
- Desperation Road – Gibson is set to star in this upcoming Western. The film will follow a group of settlers who are trying to survive in the harsh American West.
- Lethal Weapon 5 – Gibson is rumored to be reprising his role as Martin Riggs in this upcoming fifth installment of the Lethal Weapon franchise.
- Boys of Summer – Gibson is set to star in this upcoming sports drama. The film will follow a group of former college baseball players who reunite to play in a charity game.