Wahlberg plays Billy Taggart, an ex-cop who seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and framed by a powerful person, the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler (Russell Crowe). This crime drama is directed by Allen Hughes. Co-starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper.
I remember in a particular scene in the alley, I punched that particular stuntman and his head hit the wall. Then I went to punch him again but he slipped and I punched the brick wall. My hand swelled up like a balloon! But you want to make it real – you’ve seen the slick editing and choreographed fights before. How about we just put the camera there and let it happen? No sound effects, nothing.