The official trailer for Spencer has arrived. Directed by Pablo Larraín, who previously directed the 2016 biopic Jackie, Kristen Stewart stars as the late Princess Diana. The film takes place over a weekend in 1991 as Diana must stay at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate for Christmas festivities amid her decision to end her marriage to Prince Charles. Throughout the […]
Newcomer Yasmin Finney To Star In Billy Porter’s Directorial Debut Feature ‘What If?’ From Orion Pictures
Following a global casting search, rising star Yasmin Finney, the 17-year-old Black trans woman from Manchester, England, has landed a lead role in Orion Pictures’ What If?, the first project announced under the leadership of Orion President Alana Mayo.
Emmy-winning Pose star Billy Porter is stepping behind the camera for the first time, directing the drama from a script by Alvaro García Lecuona.
What If? follows teenagers Kelsa and Khal as they navigate a high school senior year relationship that neither could have expected. After Khal posts online about his school crush, the internet encourages him to go for it.
Christine Vachon is producing the pic on behalf of Killer Films with David Hinojosa, Andrew Lauren, and D.J. Gugenheim for Andrew Lauren Productions.
One of the most influential actresses within the transgender community, Finney is known for her highly-viewed and groundbreaking TikTok videos where she shares her experience as a trans woman growing up in Manchester. Her videos have been watched over 12 million times. With over two hundred and ninety thousand followers, she is regularly included on lists of TikTok’s biggest influencers.
Finney is repped by Curtis Brown Group Ltd and Peikoff Mahan.
Orion’s forthcoming film slate includes Women Talking from writer/director Sarah Polley and starring Frances McDormand, who will also produce via her Hear/Say productions.