White Boy Rick
director: Yann Demange
producer: John Lesher, Julie Yorn, Darre
writer: Andy Weiss, Logan Miller, Noah Miller, Steve Kloves
cast: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry
release date: September 14th, 2018
runtime: 1 hr. 51 min.
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, who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.