(FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) ? Actor-singer Chris Brown (Stomp the Yard) is in final negotiations for the feature thriller Bone Deep, which stars Matt Dillon, Idris Elba (The Wire), and actor-rapper T.I. John Lussenhop is directing. The story is about a group of criminals who plan a major heist with two detectives hot on their trail. Brown will play one of the crooks. Brown last starred in the 2007 holiday film This Christmas and is attached to star in the sports drama Phenom. The Grammy-nominated artist was named best male artist at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards and won male artist of the year, new artist of the year, and artist of the year at the 2007 Billboard Music Awards. (Hollywood Reporter)