Tracie Thoms will star in the action crime drama Liberty City: The American Dream. The project, currently in pre-production and with no set director yet, will also star Hazel D’Jan, Ky-Mani Marley, Rick Ross and Christopher Michael Holley. Rappers Lil’ Wayne and Young Jeezy are rumored to be attached to the cast.
According to the film’s synopsis, Liberty City “thrusts audiences onto the hustlin’ streets of Miami’s criminal underworld and tells the story of a small-time gang’s rise from the poverty of the projects to becoming king-pins of a narcotics empire.”
The film’s screenplay is written by Juan Jackson and David Haynes.
There’s no word on when the film will start shooting or what the details are of the character she plays, other than her name is Ki Hassan.
According to its IMDB, Liberty City has an October 2012 release date,