EXCLUSIVE: Garcelle Beauvais (Spider-Man: Homecoming, White Home Down) is about to star within the Lifetime unique film Black Lady Lacking as a part of the community’s Cease Violence In opposition to Girls marketing campaign. A brand new PSA for Black and Lacking Basis might be a part of the film’s rollout that includes Beauvais, who can also be govt producing the film that’s impressed by precise tales of lacking girls of coloration.
Black Lady Lacking tells the story of a mom named Cheryl (Beauvais) whose daughter Lauren (Iyana Halley) is nowhere to be discovered. Authorities and media dismiss Lauren as a runaway whereas focusing closely on one other lacking woman, who’s white. Cheryl and her 15-year-old daughter Marley (Taylor Mosby) enlist the assistance of a devoted group of newbie web sleuths to attempt to discover Lauren.
Cheryl additionally discovers the Black and Lacking Basis and is horrified to find the disparity in how lacking individuals of coloration instances are handled with vital lack of media consideration and legislation enforcement assets. The film additionally stars Linda Park as Elise, an area reporter who tries to assist Cheryl in opposition to the orders of the information director.
Derrica and Natalie Wilson, founders of Black and Lacking Basis, function consultants on the movie. Black and Lacking Basis, Inc. was been established as a non-profit group whose mission is to carry consciousness to lacking individuals of coloration, present important assets and instruments to lacking particular person’s households and mates and to coach the minority group on private security.
Black Lady Lacking is produced for Lifetime by Johnson Manufacturing Group in affiliation with Movement Content material Group. Beauvais, together with Tim Johnson, Stacy Mandelberg, Gordon Gilbertson, Jason Egenberg, Richard Foster and Chet Fenster are govt producers. Delmar Washington (Outsiders) directs from a script written by Kale Futterman (Samir).
As a companion to the film, Lifetime will debut the particular, Past the Headlines: Black Lady Lacking, following true tales of black and lacking girls that includes interviews with their households and Black and Lacking Foundations’s involvement within the instances. Produced by AMS, Andy Streitfeld serves as EP and Kim Clemons is the showrunner. Natalie and Derrica Wilson of the Black and Lacking Basis are additionally consultants.
Black Lady Lacking premieres Saturday, March 4th at 8 p.m.
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