Denzel Washington And Julia Roberts Reunite For Netflix Thriller

BEVERY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 12:  Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington at The 22nd Annual American Cinematheque Award at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 12, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage)

Denzel Washington And Julia Roberts Reunite For Netflix Thriller

This is their first film together in over 25 years.

Published July 21st

Written by BET Staff

Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts hit box office gold with the 1993 film The Pelican Brief

And now, 25 years later, they are now joining forces again for the Netflix thriller Leave the World Behind.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is based on the upcoming book by Rumaan Alam.

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The story is described as being “about two families who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong.” The book will be released in October. 

Netflix had a fierce bidding war for the film and reportedly shelled out approximately $100 million. 

The Pelican Brief grossed over $195 million at the box office. Watch the vintage trailer below:

(Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage)

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