Michael B. Jordan will join Chiwetel Ejiofor in the film that centers on a group of corrupt Los Angeles cops who plan a major heist. The thieves agree to kill an officer (a “Code 999″) to divert authorities from the crime happening across town.
Ejiofor will play the mastermind behind the robbery, while Jordan will take the role of a street-wise cop to hooks up with the thieves to step up the officer.
Casey Affleck and Kate Winslet are also set to star.
Production on Triple Nine will reportedly begin this summer for a 2015 release.