Carl Franklin to Direct Cop Thriller 'City of Night'

Carl Franklin Headshot - P 2012
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Carl Franklin Headshot - P 2012

The film will be co-financed by Meyers Media Group and McDonald Entertainment.

Carl Franklin will direct City of Night, a thriller about a Los Angeles Police Department rookie who finds himself working in the toughest crime unit in the city.

Meyers Media Group and McDonald Entertainment announced Tuesday that they will co-finance the movie, written by David Chisholm and produced by Brendan McDonald of McDonald Entertainment and Jesse B’Franklin, and executive produced by Lawrence Meyers and Randy Dannenberg of Meyers Media.

Franklin, whose credits include One False Move and Devil in a Blue Dress, most recently directed the pilot episode of  TNT’s Falling Skies and the premiere episode of Starz’s Magic City.