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Washington, Pitt Go To The "Candy Store"

By Garth Franklin Thursday August 23rd 2012 11:36PM

Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington are in very early talks to star in "Syriana" filmmaker Stephen Gaghan's new crime thriller "Candy Store" at Lionsgate says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a highly trained deep-cover operative who starts his life over in Brooklyn as a beat cop. He soon discovers the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is also operating in his new backyard.

Described as a 'two-hander', there's meaty roles for the two main characters. Jamie Foxx was reportedly said to be interested in one of the roles as well.

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