By Pamela Gocobachi
Updated May 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT

Liam Neeson plays a gritty ex-cop-turned-unlicensed private eye in the latest trailer for Universal’s upcoming crime thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones — watch it below:

Based on the best-selling book series by Lawrence Block and spearheaded by Minority Report writer/producer Scott Frank, the upcoming thriller finds Neeson taking the case of a drug kingpin who hires him to find the person who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

A Walk Among the Tombstones hits theaters sometime in September.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

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