Son of the South (film)

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Son of the South
Directed byBarry Alexander Brown
Produced by
  • Colin Bates
  • Bill Black
  • Stan Erdreich
  • Eve Pomerance
  • Christian D. Bruun
Written byBarry Alexander Brown
Based onThe Wrong Side of Murder Creek
by Bob Zellner
Starring
Music bySteven Argila
CinematographyJohn Rosario
Production
companies
  • Lucidity Entertainment
  • Major Motion Pictures
  • River Bend Pictures
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Son of the South is an upcoming American biographical drama film, written and directed by Barry Alexander Brown, in his directorial debut. Based on Bob Zellner's autobiography, The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement, it stars Lucas Till, Lucy Hale, Lex Scott Davis, Julia Ormond, Cedric the Entertainer, Sharonne Lainer, Mike C. Manning, Brian Dennehy and Chaka Forman.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In February 2019, it was announced Barry Alexander Brown would direct the film, from a screenplay he wrote, while Colin Bates, Eve Pomerance, Bill Black, Stan Erdreich will serve as producers on the film, while Spike Lee will serve as an executive producer.[2] In April 2019, Lucas Till, Lucy Hale, Lex Scott Davis, Julia Ormond, Cedric the Entertainer, Mike C. Manning, Sharonne Lainer, Brian Dennehy, Chaka Forman, Shamier Anderson, Jake Abel, Ludi Lin,[3] Onye Eme-Akwari, Dexter Darden, and Matt William Knowles[4] joined the cast of the film.[5][6][7][8][9]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in April 2019.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2235372/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast
  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (February 6, 2019). "'BlacKkKlansman's Spike Lee & Barry Alexander Brown Team On 'Son of the South' Film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin (2019-04-26). "'Aquaman' Actor Ludi Lin Joins Spike Lee-Produced 'Son of the South' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (2019-05-03). "Film News Roundup: Sabrina Carpenter to Star in 'Work It' Dance Comedy". Variety. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (April 15, 2019). "Lucy Hale, Lucas Till to Star in Spike Lee's Civil Rights Drama 'Son of the South' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 16, 2019). "'Love & Mercy' Actor Jake Abel Joins Civil Rights Drama 'Son of the South'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  7. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 24, 2019). "'Maze Runner's Dexter Darden To Play John Lewis In 'Son Of The South'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  8. ^ McNary, Dave (2019-05-03). "Film News Roundup: Sabrina Carpenter to Star in 'Work It' Dance Comedy". Variety. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  9. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (2019-05-07). "Mike C. Manning Joins 'Son of the South'; Makenzie Vega, Nicky Whelan Set For 'Instafame'; Amelia Crouch In 'Eight For Silver'". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  10. ^ Staff, WSFA (April 11, 2019). "Extras needed for 'Son of the South' movie filming in Montgomery". wtvy.com. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  11. ^ "'Son of the South' movie scenes to be filmed at Tuskegee University". wsfa.com. April 9, 2019. Retrieved April 16, 2019.

External links[edit]

Son of the South on IMDb