City of Lies

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Based on the true story of one of the most notorious and unsolved cases in recent time, 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. L.A.P.D. read more

Based on the true story of one of the most notorious and unsolved cases in recent time, 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. 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.

Original Release

12/21/2018

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Cast

Johnny Depp Russell Poole
Forest Whitaker Jack Jackson
Toby Huss Detective Fred Miller
Dayton Callie Lieutenant O'Shea
Neil Brown Jr. Rafael Perez
Louis Herthum City Attorney Stone
Shea Whigham Frank Lyga
Xander Berkeley Edwards
Melanie Benz Jessica
Shamier Anderson David Mack
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Brad Furman

Writers

Randall Sullivan, Christian Contreras

Creators

Randall Sullivan, Christian Contreras

Cast

Johnny Depp Russell Poole
Forest Whitaker Jack Jackson
Toby Huss Detective Fred Miller
Dayton Callie Lieutenant O'Shea
Neil Brown Jr. Rafael Perez
Louis Herthum City Attorney Stone
Shea Whigham Frank Lyga
Xander Berkeley Edwards
Melanie Benz Jessica
Shamier Anderson David Mack
Laurence Mason FBI Agent Dunton
Christian George Belsher
Michael Pare Varney
Amin Joseph Kevin Gaines
Josh Hardwick Russell Poole, Jr.
Glenn Plummer Psycho Mike
Keith Szarabajka Sgt. Reese
Dominique Columbus Tyrell
Angela Gots Detective Amy Lefferts
Marisol Sacramento Errolyn Romero

Producers

Paul M. Brennan Executive Producer
Brad Feinstein Executive Producer
Jess Fuerst Executive Producer
Jeff Geoffray Executive Producer
Bruce Wayne Gillies Executive Producer
Joseph Ingrassia Executive Producer
Kia Jam Executive Producer
Jeffrey Konvitz Executive Producer
Rosanne Korenberg Executive Producer
Grant Mohrman Executive Producer
Patrick Newall Executive Producer
Daniel Rainey Executive Producer
Miriam Segal Executive Producer
Don Sikorski Executive Producer
Zanne Devine Executive Producer
Troy Pestano Douglas Executive Producer
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Norman Merry Executive Producer
Jill Morris Executive Producer
Randall Sullivan Executive Producer
Paul M. Brennan Producer
Brad Feinstein Producer
Jess Fuerst Producer
Jeff Geoffray Producer
Bruce Wayne Gillies Producer
Joseph Ingrassia Producer
Kia Jam Producer
Jeffrey Konvitz Producer
Rosanne Korenberg Producer
Grant Mohrman Producer
Patrick Newall Producer
Daniel Rainey Producer
Miriam Segal Producer
Paula Turnbull Producer
Stuart Manashil Producer

Editors

Leo Trombetta

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