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Paula Patton Will Be Denzel Washington’s Love Interest In “2 Guns”

Paula Patton Will Be Denzel Washington's Love Interest In "2 Guns"

Paula Patton is “in talks” to join Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in 2 Guns – a film adaptation of Steven Grant’s graphic novel published by Boom! Studios.

Baltasar Kormakur (who directed Wahlberg in Contraband) will helm the project which centers on a DEA agent and an undercover naval intelligence officer who “unwittingly investigate each other as each steals mob money.

I smell elements of The Departed (said in my best Boston accent).

I know, I know… this does sound awfully familiar you say; The older black Denzel being paired with the younger white male co-star, and as in Safe House, Wahlberg’s character (like Ryan Reynolds’) will have a fuller life, with a romance and family, and Denzel will have to be content with being the film’s resident loner badass who teaches the young stud a thing or two. 

Lah-di-dah… right?

Oh but wait a minute… not-so-fast my friends; in today’s news, Deadline reports that Patton will play Denzel’s love interest.

Well then… if I recall correctly, didn’t they have a little thing going on in Deja Vu (photo above) back in 2006?

I’ll duck for the tomatoes being thrown because Denzel’s being paired with a young broad :)

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