Ric Roman Waugh

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Snitch’ Cast Interviews with Dwayne Johnson

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Snitch’ Cast Interviews with Dwayne Johnson

Writer/director Ric Roman Waugh worked for years in the prison system and saw first hand how unfair mandatory drug sentences can destroyed lives. His latest crime thriller Snitch is based on the true story of a father, John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson), whose son is set-up by his best friend in a drug sting. Matthews goes undercover to prevent his son from facing a minimum ten year sentence in federal prison. Snitch serves as a great commentary on the failed drug war and is the most dramatic role yet from Dwayne Johnson. Barry Pepper costars as a wary DEA agent, along with Jon Bernthal, who plays a former convict forced back into the drug trade. Check out our exclusive interviews with the cast as they discuss the film's message and working alongside Director Ric Roman Waugh.

Snitch was released February 22nd, 2013.

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Ric Roman Waugh to Direct ‘Tipping Point’

Ric Roman Waugh to Direct ‘Tipping Point’

Relativity Media announced today it has closed a deal with Ric Roman Waugh (Felon, Snitch) to direct and rewrite the sci-fi thriller currently-titled Tipping Point, based on the original screenplay from Todd Stein.

Tipping Point is a tense, riveting sci-fi thriller that paints an ominous picture of the world 100 years into the future. With the world's population approaching 10 billion, the penalty for having children without a license is death - no questions, no excuses, and no mercy. Ruthless Population Control Officer Solomon Cage lives only for his job, until the day he discovers two fugitives he's been pursuing are the love of his life who mysteriously disappeared years ago and the 12-year-old son he never knew he had.

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Eyes Director Ric Roman Waugh

‘Deepwater Horizon’ Eyes Director Ric Roman Waugh

http://movieweb.com/person/ric-roman-waugh/Ric Roman Waugh is in talks with Summit Entertainment and Participant Media to direct the drama Deepwater Horizon.

Matthew Sand is writing the adapted screenplay, based on the December 2010 New York Times article Deepwater Horizon's Final Hour by David Barstow, David Rohde, and Stephanie Saul, that chronicles the massive BP oil spill. On April 20, 2010, the oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and injuring 16 others, while spilling millions of gallons of oil and creating the second biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. The story focuses on the courage of those who worked on the rig and the crew's fight to stay alive during the disaster.

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EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Dorff Talks ‘The Motel Life’ and ‘Boot Tracks’

CLICK HERE to read my full interview with Stephen Dorff for Immortals.

Snitch was released February 22nd, 2013.

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Evel Knievel Biopic Gets Director Ric Roman Waugh

Filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh, who was a stunt performer for over 20 years before becoming a director, is in talks to write and direct an untitled biopic about famed stuntman/daredevil Evel Knievel for Exclusive Media Group.

Ric Roman Waugh made his directorial debut with Felon in 2008, but before that he served as a stunt man specializing in car and motorcycle stunts for nearly 20 years. The filmmaker also has a personal relationship with the men who set up Evel Knievel's stunts, which he plans to use for his untitled project.

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