Deadline is exclusively reporting Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Beau Knapp And Tyrese Gibson will be joining Naomie Harris for Screen Gems cop thriller Black and Blue.
Black and Blue follows a rookie New Orleans cop who rounds the corner just as corrupt narc officers are murdering a drug dealer, an event captured by her body cam. When they fail to execute her and she escapes, the narcs pin the murder on her, and she is hunted both by the narcs who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage and the drug dealers out for revenge.
The script is written by Peter A. Dowling and the film is being directed by Deon Taylor. Sean Sorensen will serve as producer on the project under the Royal Viking Entertainment banner alongside Deon Taylor’s Hidden Empire Film Group. Roxanne Avent of Hidden Empire will serve as executive producer.