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Darren Aronofsky coming to Cleveland? Kristen Wiig in Cincy? 5 films shooting in Ohio this spring, summer

Five films were awarded a piece of Ohio’s Motion Picture Tax Credit and say they plan to shoot in the state this spring and summer, according to the Ohio Film Office. One of those films is White Boy Rick, a possible $30+ million film from executive producer Darren Aronofsky.
Possible because there is more than one White Boy Rick film in the works. (We were unable to confirm prior to posting which film plans to shoot in Cleveland this year.)
Each film tells the tale of “White Boy Rick” Wershe, a teenage drug dealer working in Detroit who was sentenced to life in prison when he was 17 after selling more than 8 kilos of cocaine to undercover agents. He was also working as an FBI informant at the time, but it didn’t save him from arrest.
The first, White Boy Rick, is from Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures, which has produced award-winning films including Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream, Pi and The Wrestler. Yann Demange is attached as director. IMDb lists the film as still in the script stage.
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