Mystery fans have a new thriller to look forward to this year called “Secret in their Eyes,” which was written and directed by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games), and produced by Academy Award winner Mark Johnson (Rain Man, “Breaking Bad”).
“Secret In Their Eyes” has been described by the studio has “an intense, powerful, haunting thriller” starring Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor and Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts.
A tight-knit team of rising FBI investigators – Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess (Julia Roberts), along with their District Attorney supervisor Claire (Nicole Kidman) – is suddenly torn apart when they discover that Jess’s teenage daughter has been brutally and inexplicably murdered.
Now, thirteen years later, after obsessively searching every day for the elusive killer, Ray finally uncovers a new lead that he’s certain can permanently resolve the case, nail the vicious murderer, and bring long-desired closure to his team. No one is prepared, however, for the shocking, unspeakable secret that will reveal the enduring, destructive effects of personal vengeance on the human soul.
Interweaving past and present, this deeply layered mystery explores the murky boundaries between justice and revenge.
The film is scheduled to hit theaters on October 23, 2015.