As I never watched Glee, I am much more interested in the dark cop drama as an opportunitiy to see the scene-stealing act his ass off in the meaty-sounding title role. A rare opportunity, as the character actor is normally relegated to supporting turns.
Morse stars as Eugene "Mack" Mackanick, a short-tempered narcotics detective, who flips out over the prison release of a seemingly harmless young criminal (played by Monteith). During the course of one hot summer day he relentlessly pursues the ex-convict...
Watch the McCanick trailer below:
McCanick has its world premiere on September 9 at the Toronto Film Festival 2013.