Algee Smith, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps, and Sierra Capri are starring in the upcoming film Young. Wild. Free. from MACRO Film Studios, Confluential Films, and No Label Productions.
The film centers on Smith’s character, a hot-tempered high school senior who finds his claustrophobic life suddenly thrust into an enticing, dangerous direction after he is robbed at gunpoint by the girl of his dreams.
Thembi Banks is attached to direct the film based on a script by Juel Taylor based on a story by Taylor and his “They Cloned Tyrone” co-writer Tony Rettenmaier, with revisions by Banks.
Taylor, Rettenmair, Banks and Lathan will executive produce the project alongside Confluential Films’ Codie Elaine Oliver, Prince Baggett and Charlotte Koh.
Macro Film Studios’ Charles D. King, James Lopez and Poppy Hanks are producing. As well as Confluential Films’ Tommy Oliver and No Label Productions’ Baron Davis.
No Label Productions’ Jenna Cavelle; Mark R. Wright and Jo Henriquez are also executive producing.
Production for Young. Wild. Free are is currently underway in Los Angeles.