Mary-Louise Parker Stars in 'Jamesy Boy'

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Mary-Louise Parker stars in a new indie film, along with actor James Woods. Jamesy Boy is a crime drama, in which a troubled teen whose admission to a public school is rejected because of his sordid criminal past. Parker plays the mother of that troubled teen, who is portrayed by newcomer Spencer Lofranco. She works to defend her son's right to an education.

The film tells the real life story of a young man named James Burns, who was ultimately tossed away by the system. He eventually becomes part of a street gang before winding up in a maximum security facility, where he finally decides to put effort into turning his life around.

In addition to Mary-Louise Parker, James Woods and Spencer Lofranco, the film stars Ving Rhames and Taissa Farmiga.

Parker is best known for her role in the 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes, in which she starred with Kathy Bates and Mary Stuart Masterson.

Support for Jamesy Boy is ramping up in the weeks before its release.

Jamesy Boy opens in theaters nationwide on January 17th. Will you be among those checking out Mary-Louise Parker in her latest film role?

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Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.