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True to the Game is a 2017 American drama film directed by Preston A. Whitmore II, written by Nia Hill, and starring Columbus Short, Andra Fuller, Vivica A. Fox, Nelsan Ellis and Jennifer Freeman. It was based on Teri Woods' novel of the same name.A 2020 sequel named True to the Game 2: Gena's Story was released on November 6, 2020. A second sequel, True to the Game 3, was released in 2021.
Columbus Short as Quadir Richards
Draya Michele as Cherelle
Erica Peeples as Gena Rollins
Vivica A. Fox as Shoog
Nelsan Ellis as Tyrik
Andra Fuller as Jerrell Jackson
Jennifer Freeman as Lita
Nafessa Williams as Sahirah
Jamaar Simon as Rasun
Iyana Halley as Bria
Annika Noelle as Aubrey
Misan Akuya as Drug Dealer
Starletta DuPois as Gah-Git
George Arvanitdis as Club Patron
Lorenzo Eduardo as Winston
Nikki Leigh as MeganProduction
It was reported that a film adaptation of Teri Woods' novel True to the Game would go ahead in December 2015. Columbus Short was reported to have signed on for the lead role on September 17, 2015. The rest of the main cast was announced on October 13, 2015, including Vivica A. Fox, Nelsan Ellis, Andra Fuller. Principal photography began for the film in October 2015 in Los Angeles, California and finished in April 2016. This would be Nelsan Ellis' final film role before his death two months prior to the film's release. The film was dedicated to his memory.
True to the Game : Music Features By Keyshia Cole, 21 Savage, Big Block, Kris Kelli and Young Scooter, In 2017—18.
The sequel named True to The Game 2: Gena's Story was released in limited theaters on November 6, 2020.
A third installment named True to The Game 3 was released in limited theaters on December 3, 2021.References
True to the Game at IMDb
True to the Game at Rotten Tomatoes
True to the Game at Box Office Mojo
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