WHITE BOY RICK Adds Brian Tyree Henry

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Brian Tyree Henry has joined White Boy Rick a dramatisation of the real life story of Richard Wershe Jr.

In mid-1980s Detroit at the age of only 14 Wershe became an undercover informant for local and federal law enforcement agencies and then established himself as a major drug dealer only to be taken down by the very law enforcement that empowered him.

Henry joins other cast members Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Rory Cochrane in the ensemble cast. Henry will play narcotics detective Mel “Roach” Jackson.

SOURCE: Deadline.com