Denzel Reads From The Book of Eli

Denzel Washington will star in and produce the post-apocalyptic drama “Book of Eli” for Warner Bros. Pictures reports the trades.

Washington will portray a lone hero in a not-too-distant apocalyptic future who must fight across America to bring society the knowledge that could be the key to its redemption.

Allen and Albert Hughes (“From Hell”) will direct from a script by Gary Whitta and Anthony Peckham. Filming starts in January in New Mexico.