Willem Dafoe and Matt Dillon Head to WHISKEY BAY

Stars locked in for indie drama.

Deadline has learned that Matt Dillon and Willem Dafoe have been tapped to star in Chris Brinker’s indie drama ‘Whiskey Bay.’

The film sees Dafoe playing “a veteran cop who busts estranged white supremacist and ex-con, Jesse Wheeler. Dillon plays Wheeler, a notorious former member of the Aryan Brotherhood who’s trying to start his life over but gets enlisted to go undercover to expose illegal activities in the organization.”

Production on the Jonny Hirschbein-scripted is slated to shoot in Louisiana with Scott Einbinder, Matt Rhodes, Jim Crabbe, Nancy Green-Keyes and Kevin Chapman producing.