According to published reports, the 29-year old Yoga singer will be joining the cast of Moonlight, a Brad Pitt produced film based on Terrell McCraney’s play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.
A24 is fully financing the film from Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment (12 Years a Slave). Adele Romanski is also producing.Naomie Harris, Andre Holland and Marshala Ali have also been cast in the coming of age drama, which will be helmed by director Barry Jenkins and distributed by Fox Searchlight.
Moonlight reportedly focuses on Chinron, a young boy growing up in Miami at the height of the war on drugs. Along with societal pressures, Chinron must also navigate a deteriorating home life, as well as the dawning of his sexuality.
The film has already started shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, and A24 is planning a fall 2016 theatrical release.