From Huffington Post:

Denzel Washington is close to playing a hero pilot, but don’t put him in Sully Sullenberger territory just yet.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Washington is close to inking a deal to take the lead in the Robert Zemeckis-directed airline drama, “The Flight,” starring as a pilot who bravely saves his plane from in flight danger — after his substance abuse helps cause the issues in the first place.

Click here to read the rest of the story.