Johnny Depp In Talks To Play Notorious B.i.g. Murder Investigator

Johnny Depp is in talks to portray the L.A. detective who tried to solve the murders of Tupac Shakur & Biggie Smalls. He is the frontrunner to play Russell Poole in ‘Labyrinth’. Poole uncovered corruption within the L.A. Police Dept.

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Insiders claim the Pirates of the Caribbean star is the frontrunner to play Russell Poole in Labyrinth.

Poole uncovered corruption within the L.A. police department while investigating the deaths of the rap stars.

Brad Furman is on board to direct, according to multiple sources.

The film will be based on Randall Sullivan’s book Labyrinth.

Poole retired from the police force in 1999 and set up his own detective agency. He died of an apparent heart attack last year (15) while discussing the Tupac and Biggie cases at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for a book he was working on.

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