WHO’S IN IT?
Yara Shahidi (Alex Cross), Charles Melton (film debut), Jake Choi (Wolves), Camrus Johnson (Smoke Screen), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Edge of Darkness), Miriam A. Hyman (The Congressman), Cathy Shim (The People I’ve Slept With), John Leguizamo (John Wick), Hill Harper (Premium)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ry Russo-Young (Before I Fall), director; Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip), writer; Elysa Koplovitz Dutton (Everything, Everything) and Leslie Morgenstein (Sex Drive), producers; Herdís Stefánsdóttir (South Mountain), composer; Autumn Durald (Teen Spirit), cinematographer; Joe Landauer (Sherrybaby), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
College-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Melton) and Jamaican-born pragmatist Natasha (Shahidi) meet one day and sparks undoubtedly fly between them. However, when Natasha reveals that she and her family are about to be deported, Daniel makes it his personal mission to make her fall in love with him…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A romantic drama for young thinkers, The Sun Is Also A Star will leave you pining for a love as special as the one on display between these two unlikely soul mates.