Melissa Leo

Tessa Thompson and Whoopi Goldberg are teaming up for a new comedy titled Furlough.   In the film, Thompson stars as a young woman who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. 


At work, she is given a chance to show off her abilities when she is assigned to accompany an unruly prisoner (Melissa Leo) on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother, but the duos trip goes haywire.