February 15, 2006 04:02:54 GMT
Ridley Scott is in talks to direct Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in the Brian Grazer-produced "American Gangster"
Variety reported that Ridley Scott is interested and still in talks to direct the upcoming film "American Gangster." Of drama genre, the story revolves around a Harlem heroin kingpin who figured out a way to smuggle heroin in the coffins of American soldiers returning from the Vietnam War.
Acts as producer is Brian Grazer, while set to star in is Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington. Shooting reportedly is expected to begin this summer. Stay tuned for further details.