American Gangster 2 July 8, 2008 More Denzel? A sequel to American Gangster is in the works. According to reports, salsa singer Domingo Quiñones recently revealed that he’s set to star in a sequel to the Russel Crowe and Denzel Washington starring and Ridley Scott directed original. So far it is unclear whether any of the original cast or crew will return for the project though it is expected to go straight to DVD. EXTRAs: According to Ridley Scott, ‘American Gangster’ was the most grueling shoots of his career, logistically integrating 360 scenes over 180 separate locations.