Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan headline the Sleepless cast
Hitting theaters this Friday is Open Road Films‘ crime thriller Sleepless, a remake of director Frédéric Jardin’s 2011 French language Nuit Blanche. Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) and Golden Globe-nominee Michelle Monaghan (Source Code, True Detective) headline the Sleepless cast and both recently sat down with CS for a look behind the scenes at what it took to bring the fast-paced actioner to life. Check out the full cast interview in the player below and catch Sleepless on the big screen January 13.
Directed by Baran Bo Odar, Sleepless stars Jamie Foxx as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops, a mob-controlled casino underground and a group of ruthless criminal drug dealers. When a heist goes wrong, homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son, Thomas (Octavius J. Johnson). Over the course of a single sleepless night, Downs will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.
The Sleepless cast also includes Gabrielle Union (Top Five, Bad Boys II), rapper T.I. (Ant-Man), Dermot Mulroney (The Grey, Mozart in the Jungle), Scoot McNairy (Batman Vs Superman, Argo) and David Harbour (Suicide Squad, End Of Watch).
The Sleepless screenplay was written by Andrea Berloff (World Trade Center, Straight Outta Compton) based on the French original written by Frédéric Jardin, Olivier Fox and Nicolas Saada. Executive Producers on the film include John Powers Middleton, Alex Foster, Tom Ortenberg, Peter Lawson, Lauranne Bourrachot, Marco Cherqui and Jeremiah Samuel.
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