True To The Game 2: Gena’s Story

Release Date:  11/6/20; In Theaters
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Director:  Jamal Hill
Studio(s):  Faith Media Distribution
Running Time: 81 mins.

Cast:  Cast members from the original film returning for the sequel are Vivica A. Fox, Andra Fuller, Erica Peeples, Iyana Halley, and Jamaar Simon.  New additions are Rotimi, Jeremy Meeks, Niatia ‘Lil Mama’ Kirkland, Faith Evans, Starletta DuPois, Tamar Braxton, Lisa Renee Pitts, Christian James, Kevin Sizemore and Waka Flocka Flame.

Story:  Based on Teri Woods’ novel of the same name, True To The Game  was released in 2017.  True To The Game 2 picks up a year after the first installment, following the lives of the characters affected by Quadir’s (Columbus Short) murder.  Separating herself from Philly’s dangerous scene, Gena (Erica Peeples) has reinvented herself as a journalist, living and working in NYC. Quickly growing in her company, Gena is sent on assignment to LA for a career changing story. Though Gena is far from home, her life in Philly seems to always make an appearance.  Someone from Quadir’s circle has avenged his death with a hit on Jerrell’s crew members, reigniting another war between the two crews. Jerrell (Andra Fuller) is determined to get paid by any means necessary and he’ll start with Gena.  Source:  Black Film.