Officer Washington is returning to the force.
Sources have reported that Denzel Washington is in talks with Warner Brothers to star as a jaded cop with a special gift in a thriller called Little Things, Variety reports. John Lee Hancock, the director behind The Blindside and Highway Men, is directing the project.
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The film follows the story of a deputy sheriff named Deke, who is weary after years of being on the job while struggling to hide a “dark secret” from his past. When Deke begins to work with a LASD detective named Baxter to trail a dangerous serial killer his ability to spot the “little things” that make a case give him an advantage.
Notoriously selective about where he chooses to commit his time and talent, the Oscar winner was allegedly mulling over a few offers, including directing Michael B. Jordan’s upcoming Journal of Jordan, when a meeting with Hancock convinced him to take the role.
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Little Things will be Washington’s first movie since the box office hit The Equalizer 2, released last year.
We can’t wait to see Washington back in uniform.
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