Character: Kate Macer

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Written by: Taylor Sheridan

Produced by: Basil Iwanyk, Thad Luckinbill, Trent Luckinbill, Edward L. McDonnell, Molly Smith

Cast Members: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal

Released date: October 2, 2015

Genre: Action, Crime

Duration: 121 minutes

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.


→ The border is just another line to cross.


⋄ Emily Blunt based Kate Macer’s character on one of four female FBI agents she spoke to in preparation for the role, whom she described as “shy” and with a “loner quality” to them.
⋄ Emily Blunt was so sick from food poisoning while filming in Mexico that she required IV fluids between takes just to make it through her scenes.
⋄ Emily Blunt started filming four months after she delivered her daughter, Hazel.

Script developed by Never Enough Design