Denzel Washington is negotiating to star in drama "Unstoppable," the Tony Scott-directed that 20th Century Fox has on track for a fall production start.
Washington would play an experienced engineer who jumps in a locomotive with a young conductor to chase down a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals. Mark Bomback wrote the script, which is loosely inspired by a true event.
Julie Yorn is producing "Unstoppable" with Scott.
The drama would reunite Washington and Scott for their fifth film together. Aside from "Crimson Tide," "Man on Fire" and "Deja Vu," the duo just completed another train-based thriller, "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," which Columbia Pictures releases June 12.
Friday, April 24, 2009
Denzel Washington and Tony Scott Team Up Again For Unstoppable
Damn, I was hoping Denzel wouldn't sign on for this movie. I'm kind of getting tired of seeing Denzel in a Tony Scott movie. The two of them need a break from each other and need to branch off into other films. Their upcoming remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 doesn't even look too good. I'm curious to see Denzel do another drama film instead of focusing on these not-so-necessary action films. Not only that, but the plot for this film seems so un-original. I have seen it before in another film that I cant seem to remember off the top of my head.