In 2014, actor Jamie Foxx appeared in five separate films: “Rio 2,” “”The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” “Horrible Bosses 2,” and “Annie.” Fox has not appeared in a film since but has instead released his fifth R&B album “Hollywood: A Story of Dozen Roses,” and provided the voice of Jackie Robinson in the Ken Burns’ documentary on the baseball legend released earlier this year. But soon, Foxx will return to the big screen in “Sleepless,” an action thriller about a police detective forced to recover his son after he’s been violently kidnapped. Watch a trailer for the film below, courtesy of AMC Theatres.
A remake of the French film “Nuit Blanche,” “Sleepless” follows the exploits of Vincent Downs (Foxx), an undercover Las Vegas police officer caught in a web of corrupt cops and dangerous gangsters. When a heist goes dangerously wrong, a drug lord kidnaps his son (Octavius J. Johnson), Downs is forced to save him, evade an internal affairs investigation led by a no-nonsense cop (Michelle Monaghan), and bring the gangsters to justice, all in one sleepless night.
“Sleepless” will be released in theaters on February 24, 2017 from Open Road Films.
— AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) October 5, 2016