Pic is based on the true story of Gary Webb, a reporter who becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after after he exposes the CIA’s role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Close will play a fellow reporter with the L.A. Times and close friend of Webb.
Pic is currently in production.
Close, who is repped by DBA and Untitled Entertainment, most recently wrapped production on “Solace” starring Colin Farrell and Anthony Hopkins.
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