Urban Movie Channel Picks Up ‘Where Children Play’ For Distribution

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Urban Movie Channel Picks Up ‘Where Children Play’ For Distribution
Posted by Wilson Morales

April 6, 2015

Source: TheWrap

Where Children Play - Macy Gray and Teyonah Parris

Urban Movie Channel has acquired the upcoming indie film ‘Where Children Play,‘ as announced by Robert L. Johnson, chairman and founder of UMC’s parent company RLJ Entertainment.

Written and directed by Leila Djansi and starring Macy Gray, Teyonah Parris, Brian White, Leon, Miranda BaileyEdwina Findley, Kylee Russell and Osas Ighodaro, the film centers on a young woman who extricates herself from a violent family situation in an act of self-preservation but to find herself, she must face her fears.

Where Children Play - Brian White and Teyonah Parris

Estranged from her family for ten years, Bellissima, ‘Bell’ Mccain, returns to Compton for her mother’s funeral and then is forced to stay and care for her sick father. The house becomes flooded not only with vivid memories of the abuse doled out by the very man whom Bell must nurse, but also her teenage sister, Ruby, who had died in the house has long awaited Bell’s return.

‘Where Children Play’ was produced by Violetta Ekpe and Amanda Marshall. Dave Harper serves as an exec producer.


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