Amandla Stenberg to star in Black Lives Matter-inspired movie
March 23, 2016 - Uncategorized
Teen activist and actress Amandla Stenberg has a perfect new project in the works.
The Hunger Games actress is set to star in an adaptation of The Hate U Give, an upcoming novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement by Angela Thomas. Stenberg’s rep confirmed the attachment to Mashable.
George Tilman Jr. (The Longest Ride, Notorious) will direct and Audrey Wells (Under the Tuscan Sun) will write the script, according to the Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news Wednesday. Fox 2000 bought the rights to the film after a competitive bidding war with other studios and producers.