Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker gets serious for the "scared-straight" drama Jamesy Boy, on VOD today and in theaters January 17, and we have an exclusive clip from the film!
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Newcomer Spencer Lofranco plays the title character, a troubled suburban teen whose involvement with street gangs gets him into major trouble. Sent to a maximum-security prison packed with hardened criminals, James forms an unlikely friendship with a convicted murderer (played by Ving Rhames), who soon becomes his mentor. Can he turn his life around and hope for a brighter future? Or will Jamesy Boy head down the path of a life of crime?
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The all-star cast of Jamesy Boy also includes James Woods, Taboo of Black Eyed Peas, and up-and-comer Taissa Farmiga. Written by Trevor White and Lane Shadgett, the film was also directed by White.