Netflix picked up worldwide SVOD rights to Elizabeth Wood’s edgy drama White Girl. Starring Morgan Saylor (aka Dana Brody to fans of Homeland) in a breakout performance, the film centers on a hard-partying college girl who falls for a Puerto Rican drug dealer (Brian “Sene” Marc). When he gets arrested, she is left with a cache of cocaine. A source pegged the deal at seven figures.
White Girl earned strong reviews following its world premiere Jan. 23. The film, which played in Sundance’s U.S. Dramatic Competition section, marks Wood’s feature directorial debut (she also wrote the screenplay). Justin Bartha, Chris Noth, India Menuez and Adrian Martinez co-star. Gabriel Nussbaum produced White Girl, while Christine Vachon, Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman and David Hinojosa executive produced. […]