– by Gig Patta

Jason Mitchell can now call himself a horse whisperer.

The young thespian challenged himself in The Mustang as a prisoner who trains horses for auction.

The Mustang follows a violent convict, who is given a chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.

The film also stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Bruce Dern, Gideon Adlon, Connie Britton and Josh Stewart. It is directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre and written by Clermont-Tonnerre with Brock Norman Brock and Mona Fastvold.

Mitchell is notable with his wide-range of acting skills in Straight Outta Compton, Mudbound, Detroit and Kong. He currently in the Showtime television series The Chi.

The Mustang is playing in limited theaters tomorrow. The film will expand in more theaters the following week.

Watch our interview above.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.