Black Film reports that Elizabeth Rodriguez, sister of director Robert Rodriguez, is set to join Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell in Miami Vice. Rodriguez had played character roles in TV series such as ER, Third Watch, and Six Feet Under. Also cast in the film are Naomie Harris, Gong Li, and Ciaran Hinds. The film is being written and directed by Michael Mann.
Colin Farrell will play Det. James Sonny Crockett and Jamie Foxx will play Det. Ricardo Tubbs in the big screen adaptation of hit '80s cop drama. In the movie, they face a transnational criminal enterprise whose leader and chief financial officer is of Chinese/Cuban origin (Gong Li). The original series, created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann, starred Don Johnson as Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Tubbs.