Powley to play McConaughey’s daughter in her next
The Diary of a Teenage Girl actor Bel Powley (above) has joined Oscarwinner Matthew McConaughey (inset) in White Boy Rick.
The 24-year-old British actor will essay the role of a drug addict in the Yann Demange directorial, according to The Hollywood Reporter. McConaughey, 47, is leading the ensemble cast that includes Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Rory Cochrane. The film is a truelife story of Richard Wershe Jr who became an undercover informant at the age of 14 before becoming a major dealer until he was arrested at age 17. However, it hasn’t been decided till now who will play Wershe. Scott Franklin and John Lesher are producing the drama, along with Julie Yorn and Darren Aronofsky.