IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, an adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel. The plot follows Tish and Fonny, a couple torn apart by a false rape accusation. As Tish prepares to give birth to her child, she must find evidence to free Fonny.
The film stars newcomer Kiki Layne and Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Beach, Ed Skrein, Diego Luna, Dave Franco and Pedro Pascal in support. Jenkins wrote the screenplay at the same time as he wrote Moonlight in 2013.