Sam Rockwell has joined Hilary Swank in Betty Anne Waters, a legal drama that Tony Goldwyn is directing for Omega Entertainment, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Minnie Driver also has a role in the movie.
The film is based on the true story of Waters (Swank), an unemployed single mother who saw her brother convicted for a murder-robbery in 1983 and sentenced to life in prison. Convinced of his innocence, she spent the next decade earning a law degree and working on her brother’s case. Rockwell plays the brother.
Richard LaGravenese wrote the most recent draft. Pamela Gray penned the original script. The movie shoots this month.