White Boy Rick – Toronto International Film Festival 2018 Bel Powley Interview - Director Yann – Writers Andy Weiss and Logan Miller & Noah Miller – Detroit – Matthew McConaughey - Richie Merritt – Studio 8 – Columbia Pictures
White Boy Rick is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Yann Demange, written by Andy Weiss and...
White Boy Rick is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Yann Demange, written by Andy Weiss and Logan Miller & Noah Miller. It stars Richie Merritt as Richard Wershe Jr., who in the 1980s became the youngest FBI informant ever at the age of 14. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, Bel Powley, Piper Laurie, and Matthew McConaughey also star. The film is scheduled to be released on September 14, 2018 by Sony Pictures Releasing.
Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.