Love & Basketball Writer Comes Out With New Love Film
Love & Basketball came out 14 years ago and now the writer-director behind the movie, Gina Prince-Bythewood, is coming out with a new love story.
The movie, Beyond the Lights, will debut Thursday at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City and follows the story of a talented singer, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw whose stage-mother pushes her into superstardom and fame but is pulled of a spiral of self destruction by her love interest played by Nate Parker. According to TheRoot, Gina came up with her idea for the movie while at an Alicia Keys concert.
The love story also stars Danny Glover and Minnie Driver. Take a look at the trailer below: