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'City of Lies' trailer sees Johnny Depp hunt for the Notorious B.I.G.'s killer — watch

Johnny Depp will star as detective Russell Poole in a new movie about the murder of Notorious B.I.G.

9.7.2018

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Johnny Depp is starring in a new movie about the real-life LAPD detective Russell Poole and his obsession with the murder of Notorious B.I.G. in the film, City of Lies. The movie is one of the latest projects that dives into the rappers drive-by shooting death.  

Depps character says, "A murder like that only goes unsolved if the police don't want to solve it.”

 

Hinting at the conspiracy theory that there was a lot of cover-up after the crime. Detective Poole died from a heart attack in August 2015. The murder still remains unsolved.


A murder like that only goes unsolved if the police don't want to solve it.

The synopsis for the film states, “LAPD detective Russell Poole (Johnny Depp) has spent years trying to solve his biggest case, but after two decades, the investigation remains open."The soundtrack includes the iconic rappers song, "You're Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)" you can hear it playing in the trailer. The movie will be released on September 7th, following the 20th anniversary of the murder.