Sam Jackson on board for Freedomland Movie
As for directing Joe Roth is the name being batted around to direct Freedomland. The story is about a racially charged carjacking.
The story of Freedomland follows a white woman played by who claims that her daughter is taken by a carjacker. It turns out that her daughter has actually died and she is covering it up by blaming a black carjacker.
The story follows a white woman who claims that her young daughter was kidnapped by a black man, in order to hide the girl's death. A black investigator gets involved, as does a white journalist, and the facts are uncovered.