‘Training Day’ Prequel In Development At Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros has set in motion a prequel to the Antoine Fuqua-directed crime thriller, Training Day. Newcomer Nick Yarborough has been commissioned to pen the film which is said to be set a decade before the 2001 original that was written by David Ayer. Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke starred in the film. Both actors earned Oscar nominations for their performances with Washington taking home the trophy for Best Actor.

The first installment took place over a 12-hour period where a rookie Los Angeles narcotics officer (Hawke), on his first day on the job, must deal with the perils brought on by his crooked detective partner(Washington).

The prequel will reportedly pick up around the time of the L.A. Riots that followed after the infamous Rodney King verdict.

Jerry Bruckheimer produced a TV series based on Training Day, which aired on CBS during the 2016-17 season. The series, which
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