Antoine Fuqua To Visit “Chicagoland”

“Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua is in talks to helm the crime thriller “Chicagoland” for New Line Cinema says Variety.

Fuqua reportedly beat out several directors for the gig, including Stephen Gaghan (“Syriana”). “The Queen” and “The Last King of Scotland” scribe Peter Morgan penned the screenplay while Simon Kinberg will produce.

Fuqua is also linked to several projects including the Eminem boxing pic “Southpaw,” “Steel Town” at Legendary and “Storming Las Vegas” at Summit-Lionsgate.