Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker Are “Freelancers”

Robert De Niro is set to star while Forest Whitaker is in talks to join the cop drama “Freelancers” reports Deadline.

Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson plays the son of a slain NYPD officer who is taken under the wing of his father’s former partner Captain Vic Sarcone (De Niro) and joins his rogue task force.

Philippe Casseus wrote the script while Jessy Terrero directs. Shooting kicks off April 18th in New Orleans.