The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel announced today that Milwaukee rapper and Radio Milwaukee favorite IshDARR is cast in a new film from Sony Pictures Entertainment, “White Boy Rick.”
According to the Journal Sentinel, the movie will star Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, with newcomer Richie Merritt as the title character. IshDARR, Milwaukee’s Ishmael Ali has been cast as “Freaky Steve” Roussell. The film is based on a “baby-faced white kid who authorities say was a major drug kingpin during Detroit’s destructive crack epidemic in the late 1980s has become legend among local residents.”
“White Boy Rick” is slated to be released in theaters on January 12.
Read the full story HERE.
You can see IshDARR perform in Milwaukee at Turner Hall Ballroom on Wednesday, April 12.