Jurnee Smollett, Lil Rel Howery, and S. Epatha Merkerson Star in We Grown Now
Opening ONLY IN THEATERS in New York, Los Angeles & Chicago on April 19, 2024, and nationwide on May 10, 2024
In 1992 Chicago, as Michael Jordan solidified himself as a champion, a story of two young legends in their own right begins. As wide-eyed and imaginative best friends Malik and Eric traverse the city, looking to escape the mundaneness of school and the hardships of growing up in public housing, their unbreakable bond is challenged when tragedy shakes their community just as they are learning to fly.
- Starring | Blake Cameron James, Gian Knight Ramirez, S. Epatha Merkerson, with Lil Rel Howery and Jurnee Smollett
- Written and Directed by | Minhal Baig
- Produced by | Joe Pirro, Minhal Baig
- Executive Produced by | Jeff Skoll and Anikah McLaren for Participant, James Schamus for Symbolic Exchange, Carrie Holt de Lama, Jurnee Smollett