Rumer Willis Joins Rohit Karn Batra’s ‘The Gun on Second Street’ Drama (Exclusive)

Rumer Willis has boarded director Rohit Karn Batra’s gun crisis drama, The Gun on Second Street.

The indie, which already stars Poppy Delevingne and Tom Arnold, follows two Pittsburgh police partners and best friends called to an uneventful domestic violence dispute on Second Street. A violent scuffle quickly ensues as officer TJ Meadows III accidentally shoots and kills his partner, officer Kevin Cooper, with his backup gun.

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Years later, no longer a cop and still traumatized, Meadows moves back to Pittsburgh and finds his way to Kevin’s widow, Kacie. Willis will play the role of Ashley Pullman, Meadow’s former partner with whom she shares a son.

The Gun on Second Street is produced by Guy J. Louthan of Ransom Films, with Rikin Shah executive producing.

Rumer Willis is also set to appear in the upcoming feature Broken Trail, opposite Gbenga Akinnagbe and Jeff Fahey. Her other screen credits include playing Tory Ash in Fox’s Empire, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 9-1-1, Celebrity Show-Off and Pretty Little Liars.

Willis also acted in films like Hostage, The House Bunny, Sorority Row and she won season 20 of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars in 2015, while making her Broadway debut in Chicago as Roxie Hart.

Emmy-nominated Batra directed, wrote, and co-produced the crime drama Line of Descent, which starred Brendan Fraser. He also won the Jury Prize at the Palm Beach International Film Festival for best short film for Roundabout.

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