Deadline exclusively reports that Laurence Fishburne will star alongside Royalty Hightower in Leah Rachel’s directorial feature debut Ruby In Murdertown.
Ruby In Murdertown focuses on a young drifter (Hightower) driving around in her ’77 Chevy Caprice, who decides to take action after her father (Fishburne) is framed for murder in a crime-ridden Midwest wasteland. She finds the police show little interest in solving the case.
Leah Rachel will be directing on a script that she wrote, with production scheduled to commence for next year. Laurence Fishburne will also be producing the film with Cinema Gypsy partner Helen Sugland and Cinema Gypsy’s head of development JP Sarni.