Samuel L. Jackson Gets “Different”

Samuel L. Jackson is set to star in the true story drama “Same Kind of Different as Me” says Variety.

Jackson will play Denver Moore, an ex-con drifter who develops an unlikely friendship with a wealthy Dallas art dealer named Ron Hall.

Roderick and Bruce Taylor (“The Brave One”) will adapt the script from the nonfiction bestseller by Hall about the story.

Ralph Winter, Mark Clayman and Jennifer Gates will produce.