‘Moonlight’ Star Ashton Sanders in Talks for ‘Native Son’ Movie https://t.co/kNqagtu28N— Variety (@Variety) March 16, 2018
- A24 has acquired the worldwide rights to adapt Richard Wright's novel Native Son
- Ashton Sanders is in talks for the lead role in the film. Other potential cast members include Nick Robinson, Margaret Qualley, Bill Camp and KiKi Layne.
- Pulitzer winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is writing the adaption, and Rashid Johnson will make his directing debut.
- The novel is set in 1930's Chicago on the South Side, but the adaptation will be present day.
Glad to see Ashton getting roles! The supporting cast is good, too.