Body Brokers: Jessica Rothe, Thomas Dekker & more join crime thriller
Deadline brings word that John Swab’s crime thriller Body Brokers has added Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day, Delilah), Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Secret Circle), Owen Campbell (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Super Dark Times), Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction, The Mask), and Sam Quartin (Let Me Make You a Martyr, Run With the Hunted) to its cast.
Body Brokers is the true and untold story of the multibillion-dollar drug and alcohol treatment scheme where former drug addicts and dealers become millionaires as fly-by-night “body brokers”, recruiting other addicts to seek treatment and selling these patients off to facilities paying the highest price.
The movie also stars Oscar winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Emmy nominee Michael K. Williams (The Wire), Frank Grillo (The Grey), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures), and Jack Kilmer (The Nice Guys).
Rothe will play a treatment center technician and new love interest of Utah, played by Kilmer. Campbell, Dekker, Greene, and Quartin will portray patients and workers within the treatment center and addiction services facilities.
Swab will write, direct, and produce the movie for Roxwell Films. Jeremy M. Rosen (Dog Eat Dog), and Robert Ogden Barnum (Margin Call) will also produce. One Two Twenty Entertainment, founded by Kathryn M. Moseley, will co-finance the film. Moseley will executive produce.
Body Brokers is currently in production in Oklahoma.
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