White Boy Rick starring legendary Matthew McConaughey and newcomer Richie Merritt, is a film based on a true story about Richard Wershe Jr., the youngest FBI informant in history. The movie follows a 14-year-old boy who through the FBI becomes a drug dealer and eventually a kingpin all before reaching the age of 16.
The Knockturnal had the opportunity to sit down with first time actor Richie Merritt and emerging star Bel Powley from new film ‘White Boy Rick’, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 14th.
This film is not about Frankenstein. And it shouldn’t be.