SLEEPLESS NIGHT is the story of Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx), a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas cop. When gangsters kidnap his son as ransom for a shipment of cocaine he stole, Downs races to save his son's life without getting caught by Internal Affairs and before the mobsters discover that he's actually lost the goods. Monaghan plays officer Jennifer Bryant, an Internal Affairs agent investigating Downs who ultimately has to decide which side of the law he's on.
The screenplay was written by Andrea Berloff (World Trade Center, the upcoming Straight Outta Compton). SLEEPLESS NIGHT is a reinvention of the French film Nuit Blanche, directed by Frédéric Jardin, written by Frederic Jardin, Olivier Fox and Nicolas Saada.