WATCH: Dominic Cooper in ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Trailer

Dominic Cooper is convincing as an up-and-coming prosecutor in Reasonable Doubt. (XX)

Dominic Cooper is convincing as an up-and-coming prosecutor in Reasonable Doubt. (GEG)

Dominic Cooper is just no good in his latest flick Reasonable Doubt.

Don’t get us wrong, we don’t mean his acting; we’re talking about his character who commits a crime and then covers it up.

Cooper plays District Attorney Mitch Brockden who, after some cocktails, hits a man with his car and leaves the scene of the crime after calling 911. He then finds himself as the prosecuting attorney against Clinton Davis (Samuel L. Jackson) who was found with the body. Brockden wouldn’t be able to live with himself if an innocent man went to jail for the crime he committed, but rather than coming clean, he throws the case.

The thing is, is Davis innocent?

You can check out the twists and turns in the trailer below:

In the past we’ve seen Cooper play the lover boy types like in An Education and Mamma Mia!. He seems to have grown up a bit, taking on a complicated character who faces difficult decisions. Cooper even looks a bit grittier, roughing up that baby face, which helps us take him more seriously as a distraught lawyer.

Dominic Cooper, Movie Poster

The film hits U.S. theaters on January 17, 2014.

What do you think of the plot?

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