Black and Blue is an upcoming 2019 American action thriller film directed by Deon Taylor, from a screenplay by Peter A. Dowling. It stars Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Mike Colter, Reid Scott, Beau Knapp and Frank Grillo.
NOPD rookie Alicia West (Naomie Harris) captures the murder of a drug dealer on her body cam. What’s more disturbing is that the murder has been committed by her partner and a squad of dirty police officers (Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Beau Knapp).
Unable to get help from her former community or the police department she’s sworn to, West allies herself with a stranger (Tyrese Gibson) in an attempt to expose the murder while a local gang puts out a bounty on West's life.
In August 2017, it was announced Screen Gems had acquired the script written by Peter A. Dowling, Sean Sorensen will produce the film under his Royal Viking Entertainment banner. In August 2018, it was announced Deon Taylor would direct the film, Roxanne Avent will serve as an executive producer under her Hidden Empire Film Group banner. In December 2018, Naomie Harris joined the cast of the film. In January 2019, Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Tyrese Gibson, Beau Knapp, Mike Colter and Nafessa Williams joined the cast of the film. In March 2019, James Moses Black joined the cast of the film. In April 2019, Frankie Smith joined the cast of the film
The film is scheduled to be released on October 25, 2019 by Screen Gems.