Based on the true story of one of the most notorious and unsolved cases in
recent memory, 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 Shakur. L.A.P.D. 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 L.A.P.D. and an entire city. Based on the
nonfiction book LAbyrinth, written by Randall Sullivan.