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McConaughey-starrer's release date pushed to September

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Sony Pictures' "White Boy Rick", starring Matthew McConaughey, will now be released on September 21, a month after its original release date of August 17.

The movie, which also stars Richie Merritt, and Jennifer Jason Leigh, will also get a limited release on September 14. This marks the second time "White Boy Rick" was delayed as it was previously pushed back eight months from January 26, reports variety.com.

"White Boy Rick" is set in 1980s at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs.

The is based on the true story of a blue-collar father (McConaughey) and his teenage son, (Richie Merritt), who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to a life in prison.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 15:24 IST
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