City of Lies, the Johnny Depp-fronted film about an investigation into the murder of the Notorious B.I.G. has been pulled from its distributor’s schedule.
The film (fka LABbyrinth) was scheduled to be in theaters September 7 via Global Road Entertainment.
No other release date has been announced.
Depp has been shrounded in controversy recently after a Rolling Stone profile chronicled his bad behavior and downward spiral. He has been accused of abuse by former ex-wife, actress Amber Heard. Also, a City of Lies crew member said Depp punched him twice.
The film also stars Forest Whitaker, Rockmond Dunbar and Shamier Anderson
The description: Based on the true story of one of the most notorious and unsolved cases in recent time, City of Lies is a provocative thriller revealing a never-before-seen look at the infamous murder of The Notorious B.I.G. shortly following the death of Tupac. Los Angeles police detective Russell Poole (Johnny Depp) has spent years trying to solve his biggest case, but after two decades, the investigation remains open. “Jack” Jackson (Forest Whitaker), a reporter desperate to save his reputation and career, is determined to find out why. In search of the truth, the two team up and unravel a growing web of institutional corruption and lies. Relentless in their hunt, these two determined men threaten to uncover the conspiracy and crack the foundation of the LAPD and an entire city.