Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx have teamed up for Warner Bros. Pictures next big screen adaptation. The film, called Mean Business, will be an adaptation of the upcoming S. Craig Zahler novel “Mean Business on North Ganson Street,” according to Deadline.
The official plot description according to the site is as follows:
“DiCaprio is a hardened detective who, after being told by a man that his beautiful wife is missing, tells him she is a hooker who obviously made off with his money. After the man commits a desperate tragic act right in the squad room, the disgraced detective is sent to a hellhole rust belt town called Victory, Missouri, where violent crime is skyrocketing. Partnered with an equally bad-assed detective who was demoted for publicly brutalizing a suspect (Foxx), the new partners get to do some real work. Police officers start showing up dead execution-style, and the cops think it might be open season on Victory’s police department.”
The stars recently starred together in the critically acclaimed film, Django Unchained. Zahler will write the script and DiCaprio and his Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson Killoran will produce. There is no word yet on when the novel or film will be released.