R.J. Cyler joins ‘White Boy Rick’

RJ Cyler at arrivals for ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL Premiere, Harmony Gold Theater, Los Angeles, CA June 3, 2015. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection

R.J. Cyler joins the cast of White Boy Rick!

R.J. Cyler, who stars as the Blue Power Ranger in the “Power Rangers” movie, has joined the cast of the Sony-Studio 8 drug dealer drama “White Boy Rick.”

The film stars newcomer Richie Merritt as Ricky Wershe Jr.and Matthew McConaughey as Ricky’s father, Richard Wershe Sr. Merritt was discovered in Baltimore during an extensive nationwide talent search.

Cyler will portray Rudell Curry, one of the drug dealers. He previously starred in “Me and Earl and The Dying Girl” as Earl and joined the “Power Rangers” cast in 2015. Kyanna Simone Simpson (“Fist Fight”) has also joined the cast.

Source: Variety