The Hate U Give


The Hate U Give Information

The Hate U Give is an upcoming American crime drama thriller film directed by George Tillman Jr. and written by Tina Mabry and Audrey Wells. It is based on Angie Thomas' 2017 novel of same name. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, and Anthony Mackie. It will premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The film is set for release on October 19, 2018.

Plot

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

Cast

  • Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter
  • Regina Hall as Lisa Carter, Starr's mother
  • Russell Hornsby as Maverick Carter, Starr's father
  • KJ Apa as Chris, Starr's boyfriend
  • Algee Smith as Khalil, Starr's childhood best friend
  • Lamar Johnson as Seven Carter, Starr's older half-brother
  • Issa Rae as April Ofrah, an activist that helps Starr find her voice and speak up
  • Sabrina Carpenter as Hailey, one of Starr"?s friends from her prep school.
  • Common as Uncle Carlos Carter, Lisa's brother, Starr"?s uncle and a police officer
  • Anthony Mackie as King, a local drug dealer, Kenya's father
  • TJ Wright as Sekani Carter, Starr's younger brother
  • Dominique Fishback as Kenya, Seven's half-sister
  • Megan Lawless as Maya, one of Starr's friends from her prep school.
  • Tony Vaughn as Mr. Lewis, a shop owner in Starr's neighborhood. His shop is next to Maverick's.

Production

On March 23, 2017, it was announced that Amandla Stenberg would star as Starr Carter in the film based on the novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, which George Tillman Jr. would direct from a screenplay by Audrey Wells, while producers would be Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey through State Street Pictures and Temple Hill Entertainment. On August 1, 2017, Russell Hornsby and Lamar Johnson were cast in the film to play Maverick Carter, Starr's dad, and Seven Carter, Starr's brother, respectively. On August 3, Regina Hall was cast in the film to play Lisa Carter, Starr's mom, and on August 15, Algee Smith joined the film to play Khalil, Starr's childhood best friend. On August 22, it was reported that Common had joined the cast to play Starr's uncle as a police officer.

On August 23, 2017, Issa Rae was cast in the film to play April, the social activist who helps Starr find her voice and speak up, and on the next day Sabrina Carpenter also joined the film to play Hailey, one of Starr's friends from her school. On September 12, Anthony Mackie and Kian Lawley joined the film to play the local drug dealer King, and Starr's boyfriend, Chris, respectively.

Principal photography on the film began on September 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

On February 5, 2018, it was announced that Kian Lawley had been fired from the film due to a resurfaced video showing Lawley using racially offensive slurs, resulting in his role to be recast and scenes reshot. On April 3, 2018, it was announced that KJ Apa had been cast to replace Lawley.




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