Y’lan Noel, Chante Adam, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jasmine Cephas Jones to Star The Photograph, a romantic drama set up at Universal Pictures.
The join the already announced lead stars Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield. The love story follows the Insecure actress as a museum curator and the Atlanta as reporter.
The two’s paths will being to overlap after Rae’s character finds her mother’s deceased love letters that detail an affair that is connected to a photo in Stanfield’s character’s possession. Rae and Stanfield will begin to fall for one another in real-time as they uncover this incredible love story that the letter and photograph reveal. Oh, all while a massive hurricane is headed towards their city.
More details on Y’lan Noel, Chante Adam, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jasmine Cephas Jones roles have yet to be detailed.
Originally read on Deadline:
EXCLUSIVE: Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes At Night), Chante Adams (Roxanne Roxanne), Jasmine Cephas Jones (Broadway’s Hamilton), and Y’lan Noel (The First Purge) are the latest to board Stella Meghie’s romantic drama, The Photograph, set up at Universal Pictures.
They join previously announced stars Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, as well as Chelsea Peretti in the Will Packer Productions pic. Currently in production, the plot centers on intertwining love stories in the past and present.
Packer and James Lopez are producing with Meghie and Rae serving as exec producers. Universal’s Sara Scott and Mika Pryce are supervising production for the studio.
Harrison Jr., who will next be seen opposite Kristen Stewart in JT LeRoy, is repped by WME, Stride Management, and Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka. Adams and Jones were both last seen on the big in Reinaldo Marcus Green’s Monsters and Men. Adams is repped by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, while Jones is with ICM, Jackoway Austen Tyerman, and ATA Management. Repped by WME, Stride Management, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Noel previously worked with Rae on HBO’s Insecure.