Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha To Produce & Star In Jazz Era Film ‘Sylvie’

Deadline | 2/22/2019 | Amanda N'Duka
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Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha are set to star in Sylvie, a period romance film, which they are also producers on. The pic, set in the cool jazz era of New York City in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s, is currently in production with Eugene Ashe (Homecoming) directing from a screenplay that he wrote.

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Sylvie - Thompson - Saxophonist - Robert - Asomugha

It follows Sylvie (Thompson) who meets aspiring saxophonist Robert (Asomugha) when he takes a job at her father’s record store in Harlem. After a summer romance that comes to an end, the two fatefully reconnect several years later and find that their feelings for each other have...
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