Natalie Morales Boards Denzel Washington-Rami Malek Crime Thriller Little Things

EXCLUSIVE: Deadline has learned that Abbys star and Parks and Recreation alum Natalie Morales has joined the cast of Warner Bros. The Little Things opposite Oscar winners Denzel Washington and Rami Malek.

The pics follows Deke (Washington), a burned-out Kern County, CA. deputy sheriff who teams with Baxter (Malek), a crack LASD detective, to nab a serial killer. Dekes nose for the “little things” proves eerily accurate, but his willingness to circumvent the rules embroils Baxter in a soul-shattering dilemma. Meanwhile, Deke must wrestle with a dark secret from his past. Jared Leto is in talks to join in the role as the serial killer in the project from writer-director John Lee Hancock.

Morales will play a Los Angeles Sheriffs Department detective working for Baxter.

The Florida native recently starred in Foxs Stuber alongside Kumail Nanjiani, and in Fox Searchlights Golden Globe-nominated Battle of the Sexes opposite Emma Stone and Steve Carell. Morales played the title character in the NBC series Abby and was a regular on Foxs The Grinder. She also recently directed her seconRead More – Source