Washington would play Deke, a jaded Kern County police officer with the uncanny ability to spot the “little things” in an investigation and a willingness to break the rules. That unstable combination comes to a head when he must team up with an Lasd detective named Baxter to track down a serial killer.
Washington was most recently seen in the first sequel of his career, “The Equalizer 2,” which grossed $102 million domestically at the box office last summer and $190 million worldwide. He is also currently attached to direct Michael B. Jordan in the true-story military drama “Journal For Jordan” for Sony, which would be his fourth project as director.
Washington is repped by Wme. The talks were first reported by Variety.
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