Johnny Depp's 'City of Lies' pulled a month before release

Washington, DC, USA Published: Aug 07, 2018, 10:49 AM(IST)

Johnny Depp Photograph:( Twitter )

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp`s Notorious B.I.G. film `City of Lies` has been pulled a month before it was slated to hit theaters.

The movie, which was scheduled for a September 7 release, now remains undated, a spokesman for the distributor informed Variety.

The thriller is based on the bestselling novel `Labyrinth` which revolves around the story of the police investigation into the deaths of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

Last month, a crewmember of `City of Lies` had sued Depp for allegedly punching him on the set of the crime-thriller. 

The crewmember, Gregg `Rocky` Brooks alleged that Depp punched him twice on the set, the Hollywood Reporter had reported. Brooks also claimed that he was fired from the movie when he refused to sign a declaration saying that he would not to sue the actor over the incident. 

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