Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Status:  Pre-Production

Genre:  Biography

Director:  Stephen Williams

Studio(s):  Fox Searchlight Pictures

Cast:  Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges)

Details:  According to Deadline, Kelvin Harrison Jr. is currently in talks to play the classical French musical prodigy Joseph de Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges in an upcoming film from Searchlight Pictures.  Born in 1745 in the French Caribbean, De Saint-Georges was the illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner. He rose to improbable heights in French society, dazzling as both a violinist and composer, and a champion fencer.  An ill-fated love affair with a French noblewoman, and a falling out with Marie Antoinette and her court led to his untimely downfall.  Source:  Deadline.  Photo Source:

The High Note

Release Date:  8/11/20; DVD (Original Release – 5/29/20)
Genre:   Drama/Music
Rating:  PG-13
Director:   Nisha Ganatra
Studio(s):  Perfect World Pictures, Working Title Films, Focus Features
Running Time:  113 mins.
Cast:  Tracee Ellis Ross (Grace Davis), Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (David Cliff), Ice Cube (Jack Robertson), Dakota Johnson (Maggie Sherwoode), Bill Pullman (Max).

Story:  Set in the dazzling world of the L.A. music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands but still aspires to her dream of becoming a music producer.  Things come to a head when Grace’s long-time manager (Ice Cube) presents the singer with a choice that could alter the course of her career, and Grace must choose between playing it safe or listening to her heart in a decision that could change her life forever.  Source:



a/k/a All Rise

Release Date:  5/7/21; Netflix
(Original Release: 2018)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  R
Director:   Anthony Mandler
Studio(s):  Tonik Productions, Charlevoix Entertainment, Bron Studios, Inc., Get Lifted Film Company, Netflix.
Running time:   98 mins.

Cast:  Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Steve Harmon), Jeffrey Wright (Mr. Harmon), Jennifer Hudson (Mrs. Harmon), Jharrel Jerome (Osvaldo), Jennifer Ehle (Katherine O’Brien), Tim Blake Nelson (Leroy Sawicki), John David Washington (Richard ‘Bobo’ Evans), Dorian Missick (Asa Briggs), Lovie Simone (Renee Pickford), Nas (Raymond ‘Sunset’ Green), A$AP Rocky/Rakim Mayers (William King).

Story:   Based on the bestselling book by Walter Dean Myers.  Steve Harmon, a bright, sensitive 17-year-old, stands trial for acting as a lookout during the lethal armed robbery of a Harlem bodega. Before his arrest, he was an honors student and aspiring filmmaker taking street-level snapshots and on-the-fly footage of neighborhood life. Now, Steve is seen as just another young black criminal, assumed guilty and labeled a monster. But Steve and his lawyer declare his innocence and attempt to defy the odds in a bid to win his freedom.  Source:; Photo Source:  IMDB.

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