Washington plays ATF agent Doug Carlin in the sci-fi thriller Deja Vu, alongside actors Val Kilmer, Paula Patton, and Jim Caviezel. After a ferry bombing in New Orleans, Carlin is invited to use the FBI’s newest surveillance technology which allows authorities to look back four days into the past. On working with director Tony Scott and film producer Jerry Bruckheimer:
It’s my third time with Tony and third time with Jerry and, needless to say, we’ve had tremendous success. Jerry just knows how to do it.