Tulia Movie

Tulia movie production status is currently Development

August 10, 2017 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Seth Gordon, Mubina Rattonsey

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In 1999, a drug bust in Tulia, Texas leads to 10% of the town's African American population being arrested. An attorney from the NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund becomes involved. The arrests never produce neither drugs nor money and they end up causing prosecutors and civil rights groups to denounce the bust as racial profiling. The undercover agent who conducted the bust is indicted for perjury, and most of the 46 arrestees are pardoned by Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

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Who stars in Tulia: Cast List

No cast available.

Who's making Tulia: Crew List

A look at the Tulia behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Seth Gordon last directed Baywatch and Identity Thief. The film's writer Karen Croner last wrote The Tribes of Palos Verdes and Admission.


Seth Gordon



Mubina Rattonsey


Production Companies

Tollin/Robbins Productions (Former)

Zero Gravity

Watch: Tulia Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Tulia?

Key Facts

  1. Based on a true story and the 2005 book Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2017: The film was in Development status.

Tulia Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Tulia is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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