Release Date: 2006-03-24
Distributors: Universal Pictures
Directors: Spike Lee
Film Genre(s): Crime
SYNOPSISThe movie will centre on a tense hostage situation at a bank where a tough cop must match wits with a clever bank robber who sets out to pull off the perfect bank robbery.
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that producer Brian Grazer has taken out an option on a script with plans for Ron Howard to direct it. - 2002-08-22
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Menno Meyjes is in negotiations with Universal Pictures/Imagine to direct the project. - 2003-06-16
- BlackFilm.com reports that Denzel Washington and Spike Lee will be working on the project together with production set to begin in June. - 2005-04-05
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Clive Owen is in negotiations to join the movie. - 2005-04-06
- Variety reports that Jodie Foster will star in the pic as a well-connected lawyer/power broker who is brought in to represent certain behind-the-scenes interests, complicating an already tense standoff. - 2005-04-18
- BlackFilm.com reports that Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Plummer, Peter Gerety, Peter Frechette, Jason Manuel Olazabal, Darryl 'Chill" Mitchell and Ashlie Atkinson have joined the cast. - 2005-06-24.