'Love Is ___' Star Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing Cast Opposite Kofi Siriboe In "Really Love"; Mack Wilds, Naturi Naughton And More Also Join

July 27 2018

The cast is being rounded out for the upcoming feature, Really Love from MACRO.

Really Love will be helmed by Angel Kristi Williams in her feature directorial debut.

Felicia A. Pride co-wrote the script with Williams.

MACRO is financing and producing the film, brought there by producer Mel Jones.

The film is set in a gentrifying Washington D.C. and follows a rising black painter (Siriboe) who tries to break into the competitive art world while balancing a whirlwind romance he never expected.

Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing has been set as the woman lead opposite Siriboe. Deadline, who broke the news says, this of her character: When a young law student  unexpectedly comes into his life, he must choose between a whirlwind romance and his budding career as a successful painter.

Mack Wilds, Naturi Naughton, Jade Esthe and Emmy winner Uzo Aduba have also been cast in the film.

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Naturi Naughton of "Power" on Starz

Jones, King, Kim Roth and Aaliyah Williams are producing. MACRO’s Poppy Hanks, Latisha Fortune, Sanford Grimes, Stephanie Allain, Kim Coleman and Pride are executive producers.

The film will begin shooting later this summer in Baltimore and D.C.

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