Remake of the 1956 noir film. Michael Douglas stars as high-profile district attorney Mark Hunter, who in the wake of his professional success has set his sights on the position of governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious young reporter CJ Nicholas (Jesse Metcalfe) begins investigating rumours that Hunter has been tampering with evidence in order to secure his convictions, the district attorney's seemingly perfect record comes under scrutiny. Just how far is CJ prepared to go for the expose that will make his name? Amber Tamblyn co-stars as Hunter's assistant Ella Crystal.