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The presidential election proves an evening of romance for Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good, who have signed on to star in A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night.
Qasim Basir is directing from his own script, which sees Hardwick as a Los Angeles club promoter named Cass, who, on the night of the 2016 presidential election, meets a woman named Free (Good). She challenges him to revisit his broken dreams during a series of events that occur as Donald Trump surges ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for electoral votes to win the White House.
Jay Ellis, Dijon Talton, Wesley Jonathan and Affion Crockett are also among the cast.
Datari Turner is producing the drama. while Good and Hardwick are executive producers along with Tim Weatherspoon, Louis Steyn, TJ Steyn, Phil Thornton, Jash’d Belcher and Jamal Childs. Production has already begun in Los Angeles.
Turner currently has a first-look deal with Entertainment One for unscripted television and is the creator and executive producer of WETV’s Growing Up Hip Hop, which is in its third season and has spinoffs in the works. His film Supermodel was recently acquired by Netflix and will premiere later this year. Turner is repped by CAA and Ryan Nord.
Basir, who wrote and directed last year’s Destined, is repped by APA, Zero Gravity and Marks Law Group.
Good is also starring in Hulu’s upcoming Foxy Brown series adaptation. She is repped by Gersh, Primary Wave and Greg Gellman.
Hardwick, currently seen on the Starz series Power, adds Love on Election Night to his upcoming film projects, including Max Martini’s military road-trip drama Will Gardner, Micah Hauptman’s basketball tale D Is for Detroit, Ka’ramuu Kush’s action flick Die Enormous and Ric Roman Waugh’s crime thriller Shot Caller. He is repped by Gersh, The Lasher Group and attorney Shelby J. Weiser.
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