First photo from Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation ‘The Hate U Give’

As we reported last year, Amandla Stenberg is leading the YA adaptation The Hate U Give, based on a critically acclaimed novel of same name inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.

The movie has begun principal photography in Atlanta on September 12, 2017, and will be released by Twentieth Century Fox.

Angie Thomas, writer of the novel, shared a first photo from the set featuring Amandla, who plays Starr Carter, and the rest of the Carter family.

Directed by George Tillman Jr. (Men of Honor, Notorious) from a screenplay by Tina Mabry (Insecure, Queen Sugar) and Audrey Wells (Under the Tuscan Sun), The Hate U Give also stars Regina Hall and Russell Hornsby as Starr’s parents Lisa and Maverick and features Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and Kian Lawley (Before I Fall).

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