Starring: Samuel Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse
Directed By: F. Gary Gray
Samuel L Jackson (Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace) is veteran police negotiator Danny Roman is in trouble: not only is he falsely implicated in a high-profile embezzlement case, he?s also the No.1 suspect for the brutal murder of a fellow officer. In the spur of the moment, he holds the a group of hostages on the 20th floor of the Chicago Internal Affairs Division’s downtown headquarters. With every SWAT sniper pointing his rifle at him and no one to trust, Roman has only hours to exonerate himself and flush out the real perpetrators. Enter: Chris Sabian (Oscar winner Spacey - American Beauty, The Big Kahuna), an equally renowned negotiator from a neighbouring precinct to defuse this explosive situation. An unrelenting war of words and wills ensue.