Watch: First trailer for The Hate U Give starring Amandla Stenberg

The first trailer for Amandla Stenberg-starrer The Hate U Give was released Sunday night at the BET Awards. The Hate U Give, based on a YA novel of same name, follows Starr Carter as she witnesses the fatal shooting of her best friend by a police officer. Watch the trailer below: The movie will release on October 19 later this year. It also stars Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, … Continue reading Watch: First trailer for The Hate U Give starring Amandla Stenberg

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, … Continue reading First photo from Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation ‘The Hate U Give’

Amandla Stenberg cast in YA adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s ‘Everything, Everything’

The Hunger Games alum Amandla Stenberg has signed on to a new YA adaptation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amandla is cast as the lead in the adaptation of Everything, Everything. The Nicola Yoon book follows the life of Maddy, who suffers from an immunity disease that renders her allergic to everything and thus  isolated from the world. When she gets a new neighbor, Olly, she begins to fall in … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg cast in YA adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s ‘Everything, Everything’

Amandla Stenberg cast in movie adaptation of Black Lives Matter-inspired YA novel

One of our favorite Tributes is moving on to another adaptation. Amandla Stenberg, who played the role of District 11’s Rue, will star in the movie based on the yet-to-be-released YA novel The Hate U Give. According to The Hollywood Reporter, FOX 2000 won the rights in a bidding. The project will be directed by George Tillman Jr. Publisher’s Weekly describes the novel, written by A.C. Thomas, as: the … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg cast in movie adaptation of Black Lives Matter-inspired YA novel