Mark Wahlberg’s Netflix debut Spenser Confidential hit the screens on March 6, 2020. This film marks Boston-boy Mark’s debut on Netflix. The movie is also set in Boston. The film has been directed by Peter Berg and the screenplay is by Sean O’Keefe and Brian Helgeland. The movie is currently streaming on Netflix. Scroll down to find out all the details about the movie.
Spenser Confidential: An Overview
The movie is based on the novel Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland by author Ace Atkins. It also takes inspiration from the popular cop-dramas of the 80s and the 90s. Mark plays the role of a cop who goes to prison for hitting his senior officer. It is an out-and-out action film, also delivering comedy and thrill.
This film marks the fifth collaboration between Wahlberg and director Peter Berg. The duo previously worked together in Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon, Patriots Day, and Mile 22. Also, this film is also a milestone in Mark’s career since it marks his debut on the massively popular streaming platform, Netflix.
Plot Of Spenser Confidential
The official synopsis of the movie on the Netflix site reads, “Spenser, an ex-cop and ex-con, teams up with aspiring fighter Hawk to uncover a sinister conspiracy tied to the deaths of two Boston police officers.” Mark plays the role of Spenser. He gets out of jail and confronts a conspiracy that covers the length of Boston.
He then attempts to go to the depths of the mystery in search of the truth. The movie is packed with action and comedy. It is best enjoyed with family and friends. The film will especially do well since this is a time when many people are left with no option but to stay home.
Cast Of Spenser Confidential
• Mark Wahlberg as Spenser
• Winston Duke as Hawk
• Alan Arkin as Henry Cimoli
• Iliza Shlesinger as Cissy Davis
• Bokeem Woodbine as Driscoll
• Marc Maron as Wayne Cosgrove
• Austin Post as Squeeb
As of now, the film has a rating of 4.70 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes. While critics have praised the action, they have also pointed out that the films differ from their source-material in significant ways.