Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx Reunite for ‘Mean Business’

Warner Bros. acquired the rights to the Craig Zahler book

Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the Craig Zahler novel “Mean Business on North Ganson Street” and have set Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx to star.

SEE ALSO: Leonardo DiCaprio Developing Rasputin Movie

Story follows a disgraced detective who transfers to a town in Missouri and teams with another disgraced officer to fight crime after police officers in the town begin showing up dead execution style making the two believe someone is out to make war with the local authorities. Deadline Hollywood broke the news.

Zahler will write the script and DiCaprio and his Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson Killoran will be the producers.

The two actors were just seen together in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” DiCaprio is repped by LBI Entertainment as is Foxx who is also repped by CAA.

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