“White Boy Rick” Will Be Made – Studio 8 Has Yann Demange To Direct, Darren Aronofsky Has Andy Weiss’ Script

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Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 is set to produce a film based on the life of Rick Wershe Jr, currently under the working title of .

Wershe led an interesting life. As a teenager growing up in the 80s, he worked undercover for the police to bring down drug dealers, but was arrested and sentenced to life in prison for drug smuggling.

The original script that Studio 8 had was written by Logan and Noah Miller, but Wershe himself was brought in as a consultant on a script that wrote for and . Talks are currently underway to bring the Weiss script to Studio 8. The compelling real-life drama will be directed by , and will be produced by , and Julie York, alongside Aronsofsky and Franklin.

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Lance Boyle | Staff Writer
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