Preview, Awright awright awright, Matthew McConaughey raises “White Boy Rick” in Detroit at the birth of the crack epidemic

Richie Merritt might be the star, but Matthew M. is the patriarch, Bruce Dern and Piper Laurie raised him — not well, apparently — in this tail-end of disco tale of hustling your way to the top of the Drug Trade’s “Next Big Thing” in the Detroit of 1984.

Yeah, you saw Jennifer Jason Leigh in this trailer. You did. Eddie Marsan star in this late-September release, which might’ve bought some bigger “names” to play the black characters. Just an observation. Based on the trailer and the credits. 

 

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