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16 Blocks

Release Date: March 3, 2006

April 29, 2005
Mos Def goes for 16 Blocks

Mos Def will star opposite Bruce Willis in the action/drama 16 Blocks. Richard Donner is directing from a screenplay by Richard Wenk. The movie centers on an aging cop (Willis) who is assigned the seemingly boring task of escorting a fast-talking witness (Def) from police custody to a courthouse in New York City. However, it won't be an easy job, as there are various forces that are trying to prevent this from happening.
Source: Variety





March 11, 2005
Willis goes 16 Blocks

Bruce Willis is in talks to star in director Richard Donner's action-drama 16 Blocks. The film is based on a pitch from Richard Wenk and centers on a troubled NYPD officer who has to take a cheerful but hapless witness 16 blocks from the police station to their final destination at 100 Centre Street. Naturally, no one wants the duo to make it. Essentially, it's a mismatched buddy film featuring a cop with a dark personality and a lot of stress alongside the optimistic but loveable loser.
Source: Production Weekly

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