The New York Times article calls KIKI LAYNE (BFA, Acting, ’14) a “breakout star” in Barry Jenkins’ upcoming film If Beale Street Could Talk. The film debuted recently at the Toronto International Film Festival and receives its theatrical release on 11/30/2018. Check out the films teaser trailer below.
“Though he’d never written a screenplay, Mr. McCraney knew this story was meant to be a movie. He named it “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” and then it sat for nearly 10 years, until a mutual friend from the Miami drama scene emailed the script to Mr. Jenkins. The friend couldn’t believe the paths of the men had not yet crossed.”