Bestselling book “The Sun Is Also A Star” shines as feature film: What do you get when you take a bestselling young adult novel and combine it with an award-winning filmmaker and two of the hottest rising stars in Hollywood? The answer can be found in movie theaters this weekend, when The Sun Is Also A Star opens nationwide.
Based on the 2016 book by Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also A Star is directed by Ry Russo-Young and stars Yara Shahidi (of TV’s “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish”) and Charles Melton (Reggie Mantle on “Riverdale”) as a young pair who fall for each other over the course of one very memorable day in New York City. There’s romance, of course, but also plenty of conflict, as Shahidi’s Natasha is facing impending deportation with her family.
Good Day Atlanta recently got the chance to sit down with author Yoon and the film’s two stars, who both say they feel privileged to bring the beloved characters to life on the big screen. Click the video player above to see the interview, conducted in one of Atlanta’s most magical places — the Roof at Ponce City Market.
"Sinners Wanted" actor Clifton Powell and executive producer Tressa Azarel stop by Good Day Atlanta to talk about the new movie opening up in Atlanta. The free red carpet screening will be at New Birth Missionary Chruch, May 18, 2019 at 5P.M. For more information click here.