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Yasmin Finney to Lead Billy Porter’s Directorial Debut Drama What If

Yasmin Finney to Lead Billy Porter's Directorial Debut Drama What If

Billy Porter’s directorial debut film What If? has found its lead.

17-year-old Britsh trans actress Yasmin Finney, a 17-year-old Black has landed the lead role in the Orion Pictures film.

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Alvaro Garcia Lecuona penned the script for this coming-of-age story.

Synopsis: When high school senior Khal posts on r/relationships about his crush on Kelsa (Finney), a trans girl at his school, the internet encourages him to go for it. What follows is a modern coming-of-age story as the two navigate a high school senior year relationship that neither could have expected.”⁠

⁠It is the first feature produced under the recently relaunched MGM label Orion Pictures.⁠

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Christine Vachon is producing the pic on behalf of Killer Films with David Hinojosa, and Andrew Lauren, and D.J. Gugenheim for Andrew Lauren Productions.

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