KINGPIN OF THE HOOD by Ron Chepesiuk

Adapted from the book “Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of Frank Matthews, Kingpin” by Ron Chepesiuk

Crime | Drama

Logline: A young, ambitious gangster from the rural South battles a ruthless New York City mafia godfather for drug trade control while struggling to win the heart of a straight-laced teacher.

Bio: Ron Chepesiuk is an optioned screenwriter and the award-winning author of more than 35 books. He is a two-time Fulbright Scholar to Indonesia and Bangladesh and a former instructor in UCLA's Extension Journal. He is a consultant to the Gangland TV series.