Gibson co-wrote the script for the film, which starts production this fall.
“It falls in line of a few other movies like ‘Sicario,’ ‘Heat,’ or ‘Training Day,'” director Deon Taylor tells Urban Hollywood 411.
The director graduated from USC’s film school in 1990.
The Oscar-nominated director died on April 28.
Henson asked fans to “keep praying” for the director who remains hospitalized after a stroke.
Pendergrass was known for the hits “Love T.K.O.” and “Turn Off The Lights.”
Johnson was responding to a question about the feud with his “Fate of the Furious” co-star.