Trailer Released for ‘City of Lies’ With Forest Whitaker

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If you were a child of the 1990’s, there’s very little chance you missed two of the biggest deaths in Rap: Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. The upcoming film City of Lies focuses on the investigation behind the LAPD investigation of Biggie’s death. The film stars Forest Whitaker and Johnny Depp.

Here’s the official synopsis:

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. 

City of Lies comes to theaters September 7, 2018.

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