The first official trailer has just been shared for a new crime thriller called White Boy Rick. Based on a true story, it’s set in 1980s Detroit and sees newcomer Richie Merritt take the lead role as the titular character. The son of a blue-collared worker (played by Matthew McConaughey), Rick gets caught up in a criminal underworld, becoming part of a gang, an undercover police informant, and later a drug dealer, all with the aim of getting his family back on track.
Co-stars include Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, and Rory Cochrane. Release is set for 21 September 2018.