Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins continues to add more star power to his film adaptation of James Baldwin‘s “If Beale Street Could Talk.” According to DEADLINE, “Atlanta” actor Brian Tyree Henry will star alongside previously announced actors Regina King, Colman Domingo, Stephan James and KiKi Layne.
“If Beale Street Could Talk” follows Fonny and Tish, a young couple who are in the midst of a whirlwind romance until Fonny is falsely accused of rape. After his imprisonment, Tish finds out she is pregnant and she, her family, and her lawyer race against the clock to find evidence that frees Fonny before the baby is born.
In addition to starring in the award-winning FX series, “Atlanta,” Henry has also appeared on other popular dramas including ABC’s “How To Get Away with Murder” and NBC’s tear-jerker “This Is Us.” He is also slated to appear in a few new projects for 2018 including “Widows,” “White Boy Rick” and An “Untitled Animated Spider-Man Project.”
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