Deadline reported, Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) has joined the cast of If Beale Street Could Talk. It’s the film adaptation of the same title novel published in 1974 by James Baldwin.
Also starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo and Regina King. Barry Jenkins is set to direct and write the screenplay. Production will start this month.
You can read the synopsis of the film below:
It’s the story of Tish (Layne), a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first child to term. Henry will play Daniel Carty, a friend of Fonny (James).