’2 Guns’ Graphic Novel Turned Movie Gets a Synopsis

Universal Pictures has released the official plot synopsis for their upcoming action thriller ‘2 Guns’. It’s based on the graphic novel written by Steven Grant and illustrated by Mat Santolouco.

The film is currently in production and it stars Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington as a Navy SEAL and a DEA agent who have been tasked with investigating one another, soon they find they have been set up by the mob.

X-Men star James Marsden has also been billed in the cast of the adaption of the Boom! Studios’ comic and he is expected to play a naval commander that is dragged into the crime underworld.  Also starring in the film are Bill Paxton, Paula Patton, Fred Ward (Tremors) and Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica).

Here’s the official synopsis:

Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg lead an all-star cast in 2 Guns, an explosive action film that tracks two operatives from competing bureaus who are forced on the run together. But there is a big problem with their unique alliance: Neither knows that the other is an undercover federal agent.

For the past 12 months, DEA agent Bobby Trench (Washington) and U.S. naval intelligence officer Marcus Stigman (Wahlberg) have been reluctantly attached at the hip. Working undercover as members of a narcotics syndicate, each man distrusts his partner as much as the criminals they have both been tasked to take down.

When their attempt to infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel and recover millions goes haywire, Trench and Stigman are suddenly disavowed by their superiors. Now that everyone wants them in jail or in the ground, the only person they can count on is the other. Unfortunately for their pursuers, when good guys spend years pretending to be bad, they pick up a few tricks along the way.

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