The new trailer just dropped for We Grown Now, a film starring June Smollett and “Lil” Rel Howery that originally premiered at TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival.
We Grown Now, considered an indie darling as they say, received three nominations for Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2023, including Best Feature, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing. Must be good! It took home the TIFF Changemaker Award.
Directed and written by Minhal Baig (Hala), it stars a cast of talented newbies Blake Cameron James and Gian Knight Ramirez, playing alongside veterans S. Epatha Merkerson, with Lil Rel Howery and June Smollett.
Here’s the official synopsis:
The producers are Baig and Joe Pirro. Serving as executive producers are Jeff Skoll and Anikah McLaren for Participant – they’re a Big Deal and James Schamus for Symbolic Exchange, along with Carrie Holt de Lama and Smollett.
This is a Sony Pictures Classics production and will open in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago this spring on April 19, then go wide on May 10.
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