Alex Cross reboots the movie series that started with the film Kiss the Girls and followed by Along Came A Spider. The story takes Alex Cross back to show the origins of the character as a Detroit police department detective.
Director Rob Cohen saw the potential in the script but realized that the Cross character had to be re?imagined from the books as well as the two movies with some out?of?the?box casting.
The 1997 and 2001 originals starred Morgan Freeman. In this we have Tyler Perry taking on the title role.
Matthew Fox of Lost fame plays the villian, a serial killer by the name of Picasso.
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Alex Cross follows the young homicide detective/psychologist (Tyler Perry), from the worldwide best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he meets his match in a serial killer (Matthew Fox). The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller.
Alex Cross reboots the movie series that started with the movie Along Came A Spider and Kiss the Girls. The story takes Alex Cross back to show the origins of the character as a Detroit police department detective.
His lifelong friend Tommy Kane (Burns) is also his partner and the two also work with detective Monica Ashe (Nichols), who gets caught up in the chase for the serial killer nicknamed Picasso (Fox).
Picasso’s ultimate target is Detroit?based multi?national industrialist Giles Mercier (Reno) but what appears as obvious, is anything but, as Cross has to try to get into a killer’s head to anticipate what could be next and to check the violent urges that Picasso has brought out in him.
Starring Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols and Jean Reno.
A Film by Rob Cohen. Screenplay by Marc Moss And Rob Cohen And Kerry Williamson. Based on the Novel “Cross” by James Patterson
Produced by Bill Block, Paul Hanson, James Patterson, Steve Bowen, Leopoldo Gout, And Randall Emmett.
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Alex Cross Theatrical release dates
US & Canada – October 19, 2012
Australia – November 8, 2012
UK – November 30, 2012