American Gangster prequel

One would think that if a director as big as Ridley Scott made a movie with actors like Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Josh Brolin, it would have had more of a lasting impact on the collective psyche of the moviegoing public. But it’s been 10 years since American Gangster came out, and it’s been just about that long since I’ve seen or heard anyone mention it. It’s not a super memorable film, but that isn’t stopping a successful TV creator from writing an American Gangster prequel series with Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) attached to play a real-life gangster.
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