Friday, January 30, 2015

Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan to Star in Action Thriller 'Sleepless Nights'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan are set to star in Sleepless Nights, an action thriller remake of French film Nuit Blanche, distributor Open Road Films said Friday. Baran bo Odar (The Silence) is set to direct the film from a screenplay by Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton, World Trade Center).  The film will be produced by Vertigo Entertainment, with worldwide rights acquired by Open Road Films. Nuit Blanche, directed by Frederic Jardin, was released in 2011. In September of that year Warner Bros. had acquired remake rights to the title after it premiered as a Toronto Midnight Madness title.  The remake of the title stars Foxx as "a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas cop" and Monaghan as an Internal Affairs agent, the released synopsis read. 

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