Whitaker Joins Depp In “LAbyrinth”

Forest Whitaker is set to join Johnny Depp in the crime drama “LAbyrinth” for Open Road Films.

The story, which follows an investigation into the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious BIG in 1996 and 1997. Depp will play a disgraced L.A.P.D. detective unable to crack the case.

Whitaker will take on the role of a journalist who teams with him in order to find both truth and redemption on a path that sets them directly against the L.A.P.D.

Brad Furman (“The Lincoln Lawyer”) directs from the Black List screenplay by Christian Contreras based on Randall Sullivan’s book. Miriam Segal will produce.

Source: Deadline