Coffee Will Make You Black

Status:  In Development
Release Date: TBA
Genre:  Drama
Studio(s):  Wyolah Films, Orit Productions
Director:  Deborah Riley Draper
Cast:  Gabrielle Union

Details: Gabrielle Union will star in and produce an adaptation of the April Sinclair novel.  Octavia Spencer will also produce along with Tate Taylor and John Norris. Coffee Will Make You Black follows a smart, funny and naive African American teenage girl finding her voice as she navigates conflicting relationships with her mother, her best friends, and her crushes amid racism, sexism and colorism in 1960s Chicago.  Source:  Shadow & Act.  Image Source:  Buzzfeed