Jamie Foxx is in talks to star opposite Gerard Butler in the psychological thriller Law Abiding Citizen, which Frank Darabont is directing for the Film Department.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the script was written by Kurt Wimmer and Darabont, and follows a successful assistant D.A. (Butler) who finds himself at the center of a vigilante plot hatched by a traumatized victim of the legal system (Foxx). Foxx's character is devastated to learn that, because of a plea bargain, one of his wife and daughter's murderers will be set free. So he unleashes revenge on the killers and those who made the deal.

No production date has been set.