THR reports that Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington are in early talks to star in "Candy Store," with Jamie Foxx also eyeing a part. And that's about all we can tell you. The film is said to be a "crime thriller" but aside from that, there are zero plot details for the movie that is set up over at Lionsgate. Last fall, it was reported that Gaghan had two other films he was looking at the directing -- the Chinatown underworld flick "The Snakehead" and an untitled drug cartel drama. But the former doesn't a studio home and the latter is over at Warner Bros., so it's neither of those flicks.
Now before you lose your balls on a potential Pitt/Washington pairing, note that this is all very early, Pitt circles lots of stuff that doesn't get made, and if neither of these guys sign on it could slow things down. But promising? Hell yeah.