Posted by | Cyrena Rose

Lynn Whitfield & Michael Jai White began production this week on their new GMC television movie, Somebody’s Child.  Nadine Ellis, Clifton Powell and Byron Minns have been cast in the movie as well.

The project, written by Siddeeqah Powell, was a finalist in the American Black Film Festival’s GMC Faith and Family Screenplay Competition in 2011.

Michael Jai White 

Check out the synopsis:

A divine twist of fate causes Constance Rivers (Lynn Whitfield) and her son Douglas (Michael Jai White) to open their hearts to an ex-convict, Benjamin Sparks (Byron Minns).  While on the brink of losing her battle with kidney failure, Constance’s near death confession instantly collides her past with her present.  Douglas and Benjamin learn they are fraternal twin brothers who were separated at birth 37 years ago.  On the verge of losing their mother, the two must work to develop a bond of brotherhood that will last a lifetime and give their mother peace.

Production has begun on the film in Wilmington, NC, with Gary Wheeler directing, with an August premiere planned.

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