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Keanu Reeves' 'The Night Watchman' to Be Renamed 'Street Kings'?

February 5, 2008 (9:17 am) GMT
Allegedly to avoid confusion with Zack Snyder-directed 'Watchmen', Fox Searchlight Pictures has renamed the drama thriller 'Street Kings'.
Keanu Reeves' 'The Night Watchman' to Be Renamed 'Street Kings'?

Few months prior to its release in the theaters, ' upcoming drama thriller "The Night Watchman" reportedly got a new name. Slash Film reported that Fox Searchlight Pictures have decided to change the title from "The Night Watchman" to "".

Allegedly, the renaming of the David Ayer directed-film was done to avoid customers' confusion about this film with the Warner Bros' adaptation of Alan Moore's epic superhero tale "" slated for release on March 6, 2009. Yet, so far, official statement from the studio regarding the changing of the title hasn't been outed.

Featuring also and , the film follows Tom Ludlow, a veteran LAPD cop who met difficulties in living his life following his wife's death. But, when evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against his cop culture he's been living, and to question the loyalties of everyone around him. The thriller will be released in theaters on April 11, 2008.

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