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Six Immigrating to "Cracktown"

March 13, 2007 (8:08 am) GMT
Shannyn Sossamon, Lara Flynn Boyle, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mark Webber and Tony Plana have all joined the cast of "Life Is Hot in Cracktown."

Building a promising ensemble cast, , , Vondie Curtis-Hall, , Mark Webber, and have all come onboard to join and in urban drug-addiction drama "", The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Based on Buddy Giovinazzo's eponymous 1993 collection of short stories, the project intertwines several unsettling tales of people in a neighborhood ravaged by crack cocaine. The author himself has been confirmed to both write and direct with Larry Rattner and William Fisch producing for Ithaka Entertainment.

Here Sossamon will portray a woman faced with the challenges of raising her sick child and supporting her husband, played by Rasuk, who runs a drug-infested tenement building while Boyle will become a cruel prostitute named Betty McBain who leads a man off to find a missing girl.

Nicholas, in the meantime, is billed as a rookie cop who relies on a street-toughened veteran, played by Curtis-Hall, to show him the ropes with Webber assuming the role of a transvestite prostitute, Washington as transgender co-worker, and Plana as an alcoholic man.

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