Denzel Washington May Take up Residence in SAFE HOUSE

     July 7, 2010

Denzel Washington is in talks to star in the spy-thriller Safe House.  Vulture reports that after the recent death of Washington’s long-time agent Ed Limato, the WME agency has put together the project in order to cement their relationship with the two-time Oscar-winner.  David Guggenheim’s script ignited a bidding war last winner and Universal emerged victorious.  Here’s how Vulture breaks down the plot:

Set in South America, Safe House follows a young U.S. intelligence agent who must go on the run with a newly arrived prisoner (Denzel’s potential role) after his titular safe house comes under attack — think of a mix between Collateral and Three Days of the Condor.

Washington will next be seen this November alongside Chris Pine in Tony Scott’s runaway train flick Unstoppable.

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