In response to Full Circle, Tony. Emmy, and Grammy award winner, Billy Porter, is set to make his function directorial debut with the function movie, What If?.
Hamilton Tony Award- winner Renée Elise Goldsberry not too long ago joined the forged to star alongside actors Eva Reign and Abubakr Ali. The forged additionally contains Courtnee Carter, Kelly Lamor Wilson, and Grant Reynolds.
The movie is described as “a contemporary coming-out story” and can comply with a transgender highschool senior named Kelsa (Reign) and KHAL (Ali). When KHAL posts about his crush on social media, the web encourages him to go for it, kicking off a highschool love story for our occasions.
Manufacturing is about to start this week.
The movie’s screenplay is written by Alvaro García Lecuona, Orion Footage will produce and distribute.
Goldsberry gained a Tony Award for her position within the authentic Broadway forged of Hamilton. Her different Broadway credit embrace work in Good Individuals, The Shade Purple, Hire, and The Lion King. On TV, she’s recognized for roles on “Girls5Eva”, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” “Altered Carbon,” “Quick & Livid Spy Racers,” “The Good Spouse,” “The Following,” “Regulation & Order: SVU,” “Masters of Intercourse,” “Youthful,” and “OLTL.”
Billy Porter is an award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright. He not too long ago gained the Emmy Award for Lead Actor for his look in FX’s Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated drama “Pose”, and most not too long ago obtained his second Emmy nomination for this position.
A Hollywood Stroll of Fame inductee, Porter has quite a few theatre credit, together with the position of Lola within the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots,” which he originated in 2013 and for which he gained the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards, in addition to the Grammy for finest musical-theatre album. Not too long ago, Porter appeared within the second season of CBS All Entry’ “The Twilight Zone”, and “American Horror Story: Apocalypse”. He can subsequent be seen within the third season of FX’s “Pose”, voicing Audrey II in Greg Berlanti‘s remake of “Little Store of Horrors,” in addition to the extremely anticipated “Cinderella” re-make in 2021. Porter’s most up-to-date single “Lastly Prepared” was launched in June 2020; he additionally launched his single “For What It is Value” in April to encourage potential votes.