Fishburne Joins Eastwoods 'Mystic River'

Laurence Fishburne is in final negotiations to topline in the Clint Eastwood directed "Mystic River" at Warner Bros, reports Variety

Fishburne would play the partner of a cop investigating a murder that links three old friends.

Script is from screenwriter Brian Helgeland ("L.A. Confidential"), who has joined forces with producer-director-actor Clint Eastwood to pen the adaptation of the bestselling psychological suspense novel by Dennis Lehane.

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