Marching Powder

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Status: Development As of June 9, 2014

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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TBA | Crime Drama

A British drug trafficker is arrested in Bolivia and jailed in La Paz's San Pedro prison. During his six-year stretch, the man serves as a tour guide in a prison that thrives under a capitalist system... more

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Chiwetel Ejiofor
Thomas McFadden
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Jose Padilha

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Storyline

A British drug trafficker is arrested in Bolivia and jailed in La Paz's San Pedro prison. During his six-year stretch, the man serves as a tour guide in a prison that thrives under a capitalist system made possible by bribery of officials.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on Thomas McFadden's memoir "Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine and South America's Strangest Jail," which he wrote with Rusty Young.
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  • Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America’s Strangest Jail

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