Sanaa Lathan, Algee Smith, Sierra Capri and Mike Epps have been set to star in Young. Wild. Free. from writer Juel Taylor and director Thembi Banks–Shadow and Act has confirmed. The film is from MACRO Film Studios and Confluential Films.
Here’s the logline:
A hot-tempered high school senior finds his claustrophobic life suddenly thrust into an enticing, dangerous direction after he is robbed at gunpoint by the girl of his dreams.
Taylor ('Creed II,' 'They Cloned Tyrone') wrote the film based on a story he did with Tony Rettenmaier.
The film is produced by Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, MACRO Film Studios’ Charles D. King, James Lopez and Poppy Hanks, Confluential Films’ Tommy Oliver, No Label Productions’ Baron Davis.
Executive producers are Confluential Films’ Codie Elaine Oliver, Prince Baggett and Charlotte Koh, No Label Productions’ Jenna Cavelle, Taylor, Rettenmaier, Mark R. Wright, Jo Henriquez, Banks and Lathan.