Sleepless (2017) Will See Jamie Foxx Play A Corrupt Cop In The Heart Of Las Vegas

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Sleepless (2017)

Sleepless (2017): 2017 is already slated to be a year which would see a large number of action films rolled out and Jamie Foxx starrer Sleepless is perhaps one of the first of these highly-anticipated films to hit the big screens in January.  The American actor, singer, songwriter, and comedian, who always seemed to have a special preference of for the action-film genre, has reportedly gone through a spell of rigorous training for this remake of the French thriller Sleepless Night. Directed by Baran bo Odar and written by Andrea Berloff, Sleepless will also star Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. or T.I (his stage name) alongside Foxx as the two form a corrupt cop duo in Las Vegas.

Sleepless(2017) Plot

Jamie Foxx is an undercover cop with strong links to the drug trade in his latest action-packed flick Sleepless. Foxx, who plays Vincent Downs, connives with his partner (played by rapper T.I.) to steal a cache of drugs from a powerful criminal mastermind, who orders his son kidnapped. The distraught dad is spurred to action, in a bid to rescue his son from the drug lord’s henchmen as he blasts his way through the Vegas nightlife.

Sleepless (2017) Cast

  • Jamie Foxx as Vincent Downs
  • T.I. as Derrick Griffin
  • Drew Sidora as Tasha Griffin
  • Lloyd Banks as Gunman Chris
  • Gabrielle Union as Gabby
  • Young Jeezy as Cortez
  • Scoot McNairy as Rob Novak
  • Sala Baker as Bennik

Michelle Monaghan, who came off from the first season of True Detective, with a Golden Globe nomination and was recently seen in the Pixels movie is also in the cast, along with Dermot Mulroney and David Harbour.

Sleepless (2017) Release Date

Sleepless, which is currently in post-production was originally set to be released on February 24, 2017. But as of October 2016, the release date of the movie was preponed to January 13, 2017 in the United States, after which the movie will be rolled out to theatres in the rest of the world.

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