Benjamin Bratt Talks SNITCH, His History with Director Ric Roman Waugh, the Authenticity of the Film, Playing an Antagonist and Going Up Against Dwayne Johnson

     March 1, 2013

 

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While Dwayne Johnson may be the big draw in Ric Roman Waugh’s Snitch, Benjamin Bratt gets to play the big bad behind the scenes.  During a recent interview for the film, Bratt talked about his history with Waugh, the authenticity that the director brings to the picture, the thin line separating crops from criminals, starring in an antagonistic role and going up against the physically imposing Johnson.

In theaters now, Snitch also stars Susan SarandonMichael Kenneth WilliamsJon Bernthal and Barry Pepper.  You can check out my review here.  Hit the jump to watch the interview.

Here’s the synopsis for Snitch:

Action superstar Dwayne Johnson headlines this fast-paced thriller as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a crime and is sentenced to 10 years in jail.  In order to clear his son’s name, he dangerously goes undercover and risks everything, including his own life, to reduce his son’s sentence.

The ensemble cast includes Academy Awards Winner Susan Sarandon, Emmy Nominee Benjamin Bratt, and Golden Globe Nominee Barry Pepper.

Inspired by a true story, the screenplay was written by Justin Haythe (THE LONE RANGER, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, THE CLEARING) and adapted by the film’s director Ric Roman Waugh.

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