Teyonah Parris, Jahi Winston To Star In ’12 O’Clock Boys’; Angel Manuel Soto Directing Film From Sony & Overbrook

Deadline | 9/24/2018 | Amanda N'Duka
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EXCLUSIVE: Teyonah Parris (AMC’s Mad Men, Empire), Jahi Winston (Netflix’s Everything Sucks!, The New Edition Story), and Will Catlett (OWN’s Love Is__, Black Lightning) are attached to star in the dirt-bike drama, 12 O’Clock Boys, with Puerto Rican filmmaker Angel Manuel Soto at the helm. Moonlight‘s Barry Jenkins wrote the initial draft for the script, while Sherman Payne did the rewrites.

Jada Pinkett Smith, Caleeb Pinkett, Marc Bienstock, and Clarence Hammond of Overbrook Entertainment are producing the pic with Sony serving as the studio. Filming will begin next month.

Film - Lotfy - Nathan-directed - Documentary - Title

The film is based on the Lotfy Nathan-directed documentary of the same title. It follows Mouse, a young boy who wants nothing more than to be a part of the Midnight Clique, a tough group of Baltimore bike riders who rule the summertime streets. As he navigates the challenges of coming of age in a complicated world, he learns the hard way that the choices you make early on can change your life forever.

Winston, who was discovered after a nationwide casting search led by Mary Vernieu...
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