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'Sleepless Night' Starring Jamie Foxx to Film in Atlanta

Jamie Foxx's new movie 'Sleepless Night' is heading to Atlanta, Georgia.

According to Georgia.org, Jamie Foxx and Golden Globe nominee Michelle Monaghan will be calling Atlanta home in the next few weeks. The critically acclaimed actor will star in the upcoming action-thriller, 'Sleepless Night' as it films throughout the ATL. Michelle Monaghan Sleepless Night Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com According to TheWrap, 'Sleepless Night' centers around Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx), a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas Cop. When gangsters kidnap his son as ransom for a shipment of cocaine he stole, Downs races to save his son’s life without getting caught by Internal Affairs and before the mobsters discover that he’s actually lost the goods. Monaghan plays officer Jennifer Bryant, an Internal Affairs agent investigating Downs who ultimately has to decide which side of the law he’s on. 'Sleepless Night' is written by Andrea Berloff, the writer of the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, 'Straight Outta Compton' and is based on the French film "Nuit Blanche". Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com “With a sharp script and a first rate team of talent in front of and behind the camera, we are proud to produce ‘Sleepless Night’ and to make this project the inaugural film under our international distribution agreement with FilmNation,” said Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg. Baran Bo Odar will direct "The Silence" as it starts production this May 2015. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.