Rapper/actor Ice Cube has been cast of the police drama Rampart says Deadline
He will play a homicide detective sent to investigate a dirty cop (Woody Harrelson) in a story based on the Rampart scandal involving police corruption in Los Angeles, during the 1990s.
Ben Foster co-stars.
Oren Moverman (The Messenger) calls action from a script penned by author James Ellroy.
The movie is slated to start shooting in Los Angeles in late August