Watch the Trailer for Insane True Story White Boy Rick, Starring Matthew McConaughey

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Watch the Trailer for Insane True Story <i>White Boy Rick</i>, Starring Matthew McConaughey

Richard Wershe Jr. was only a teenager when he became one of the most notorious drug dealers in Detroit. Set amidst the 1980s war on drugs, the Yann Demange-directed White Boy Rick tells the true story of Rick’s journey from undercover police informant to drug kingpin before he was sentenced to a life in prison.

Alongside newcomer Richie Merrit as Rick, Matthew McConaughey stars as his blue-collar father. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, Jonathan Majors, Piper Laurie and Brian Tyree Henry also appear in the crime thriller. Darren Aronofsky is also connected to the project as a producer.

White Boy Rick hits theaters Sept. 14. The trailer promises comedic relief without sacrificing even a moment of intensity—check it out below.