Addison Riecke to Star in Film Adaptation of ‘The Lions of Little Rock’

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Addison Riecke (Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans) has been cast as the lead of ‘The Lions of Little Rock.’

Based from the novel by Kristin Levine, Colette Delacroix will pen the script.

The Lions of Little Rock is set in 1958 Little Rock and revolves around Marlee and Liz, two best friends in middle school. When Liz stops coming to school, it’s rumored that it’s because she was passing as white, and Marlee will stop at nothing to reunite with her friend. The book explores segregation, identity and the strength of female friendship.

Source: Deadline