Samuel L. Jackson will star in Same Kind of Different as Me, an adaptation of a nonfiction bestseller that has been adapted by screenwriters Roderick and Bruce Taylor (The Brave One).
Jackson will play Denver Moore, an ex-con drifter who develops an unlikely friendship with a wealthy Dallas art dealer named Ron Hall.
The book was written by Hall. Ralph Winter will produce through his 1019 Entertainment banner, with Veralux’s Mark Clayman and Jennifer Gates. Jackson will be executive producer alongside Brad Reeves, Susana Zepeda and Todd Shuster.