Norton is poised to play a homicide detective who is assigned to investigate the precinct run by his older brother (Noah Emmerich). Farrell plays the investigator’s best friend, a cop in that precinct who might be dirty himself.
"My father was a New York City detective, and I grew up in that world," the director said. "It’s a celebration of honest cops, which was everything my father was about. Though it is fictional, it is an homage to my father."