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City of Lies

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In Theaters: March 19, 2021

R | Drama | 1h 52m

City of Lies

Based on the true story of one of the most notorious and unsolved cases in recent memory, CITY OF LIES is a provocative thriller revealing a never-before-seen look at the infamous murder of The Notorious B.I.G. shortly following the death of Tupac Shakur. L.A.P.D. detective Russell Poole (Johnny Depp) has spent years trying to solve his biggest case, but after two decades, the investigation remains open. 'Jack' Jackson (Forest Whitaker), a reporter desperate to save his reputation and career, is determined to find out why. In search of the truth, the two team up and unravel a growing web of institutional corruption and lies. Relentless in their hunt, these two determined men threaten to uncover the conspiracy and crack the foundation of the L.A.P.D. and an entire city. Based on the nonfiction book LAByrinth, written by Randall Sullivan.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Shea Whigham, Rockmond Dunbar, Xander Berkeley, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Shea Whigham, Neil Brown Jr., Wynn Everett
Director: Brad Furman
Producer(s): Miriam Segal, Stuart Manashil
Writer(s): Christian Contreras