Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker will join Johnny Depp in the upcoming thriller, LAbyrinth. The film centers around the investigations into the murders of rap icons The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. Depp plays now deceased LAPD detective Russell Poole, who was assigned to Biggie’s murder, while Whitaker plays investigative journalist Randall Sullivan.
The film is based on Sullivan’s 2003 novel, LAbryinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records’ Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal. A description of the book with its long a** title is as follows: