Posted by | Cyrena Rose
A family’s struggle with addiction…
S&A shared the news of an upcoming feature film entitled 1982 back in May. The project, being helmed by newcomer Tommy Oliver, is based on a true story. The story is set in 1982 in Philadelphia, at the very onset of the crack epidemic.
The plot revolves around a black father (Hill Harper) whose wife suffers from a crack cocaine addiction, and his efforts to protect his 10-year old daughter from having to experience life as the child of a drug addicted mother, while also trying to help her (the mother/his wife) become clean again.
The following is a list of credited cast:
- Bokeem Woodbine plays Scoop
- Sharon Leal plays Shanae Brown
- Ruby Dee plays Rose Brown
- LaLa Anthony plays Neecy
- Hill Harper plays Tim Brown
- Elise Neal plays Stacy
Production began last month and reality star LaLa Anthony and actor Hill Harper recently tweeted the photos below:
Stay tuned, as more information surfaces (movie trailer) RC will share it and as always, tell us what you think!