Matthew McConaughey was at the Toronto International Film Festival Friday night and spoke to the media before the screening of his latest film White Boy Rick.
About the film:
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.
White Boy Rick is directed by Yann Demange from a screenplay from Andy Weiss and Logan & Noah Miller. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan, Bruce Dern, and Piper Laurie.
White Boy Rick hits theaters September 14.