Desperation Road Trailer Previews New Mel Gibson Thriller

The first official Desperation Road trailer is out, previewing a new Southern noir thriller starring Oscar winner Mel Gibson and Garrett Hedlund.

Who is in Desperation Road?

Desperation Road is directed by Nadine Crocker from a script written by Michael Farris Smith. The film is also based on the novel of the same name by Smith. Alongside Gibson and Hedlund, Desperation Road also stars Willa Fitzgerald, Ryan Hurst, Woody McClain, Katy Bodenhamer, Kat Foster, Ella Thomas, Pyper Braun, Michael Milligan, and Shiloh Fernandez.

Check out the Desperation Road trailer below (watch other clips and trailers):

“In a small Mississippi town, justice and the law are two very different things,” reads the official synopsis for the film. “Academy Award Winner Mel Gibson (Braveheart), Garret Hedlund (TRON: Legacy), and Willa Fitzgerald (Scream: The TV Series) star in a modern noir thriller based on the acclaimed novel by Michael Farris Smith about two lost souls tortured by the mistakes of their past and bound by a secret that keeps them running.”

Desperation Road is slated to premiere on October 6, 2023, and will be available in select theaters, on demand, and on digital storefronts.