Denzel Washington poses with Paula Patton during the 'Deja Vu' photocall, on December 08, 2006 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Academy Award winner Denzel Washington is back to work, filming yet another gritty crime drama, 2 Guns.

The movie centers around a DEA agent, played by Washington, and an undercover naval intelligence officer, played by Mark Wahlberg, who have been tasked with investigating one another, but end up finding out they have been set up by the mob.

The pair star alongside Bill Paxton, and James Marsden. Paula Patton plays Washington’s fellow DEA agent and love interest.  This will not be the first time Patton plays Washington’s leading lady. In 2006 the Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol actress starred as his love interest in Déjà Vu.

2 Guns is set to be released as some point next year. Click here to see new photos of Washington on the film’s set.

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