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(2018)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Olivia Newman

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Olivia Newman

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Elvire Emanuelle ... Mo
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Darrel
Colman Domingo ... Coach Castile
Jharrel Jerome ... Omari (as Jharrel A. Jerome)
Kim Ramirez ... Lucila (as Kimberly Ramirez)
Jared Kemp ... Malik
Mugga ... Neighbor
Kamika Desrosiers Kamika Desrosiers ... Nyasa
Kawari Desrosiers Kawari Desrosiers ... Nyasa
Jimmy Gary Jr. ... Hassan
Antonio Ortiz ... Jorge
Travis Raeburn ... Jamal
Tyson Sheppard Tyson Sheppard ... Tyson
Allen Maldonado ... Juan
Leronne Kornegay Leronne Kornegay ... Cute Guy
Jeanette Branch ... Nadege
Thaddeus Daniels ... Restaurant Owner
Eisa Davis ... Bianca
Jae Ponder Jae Ponder ... Nathalie
Terrence Glenn Thomas ... Principal DeMarco
Roger French Roger French ... Shelter Patron
Kandé Amadou ... Omari's Mom (as Kande Amadou)
Tom Fauvell Tom Fauvell ... Referee 1
John Luke Destefano John Luke Destefano ... Wrestling Opponent 1
Shunori Ramanathan ... Social Worker
Alejandro Arturo Ortiz Alonzo Alejandro Arturo Ortiz Alonzo ... Busboy
Julito McCullum ... MC
Alyma Dorsey ... Girl Fighter 1
Teniece Divya Johnson ... Girl Fighter 2
Toccarra Cash ... Nyasa's Mom
Sean Patrick McGing Sean Patrick McGing ... Wrestling Opponent 2
Jorge Cabrales Jorge Cabrales ... Referee 2
Curtis Lyons ... Big Dude
Niahlah Hope ... Girl Fighter 3
Jénel Stevens ... Cheryl

Produced by 

Bryce Anderson ... associate producer
Ian Bricke ... executive producer
Chanelle Elaine ... producer
Matt Levin ... executive producer
Kristie Lutz ... co-producer
Abdul Malik Mulk ... associate producer (as Abdul Malik-Mulk)
SueEllen Newman ... executive producer (as Suellen Newman)
Thomas Newman ... executive producer
Veronica Nickel ... producer
Bryan Unkeless ... producer
Jeremy Kipp Walker ... executive in charge of production

Music by 

Olivier Alary

Cinematography by 

Ashley Connor

Film Editing by 

Tamara Meem

Casting By 

Jodi Angstreich
Maribeth Fox

Production Design by 

Maki Takenouchi

Art Direction by 

Kristopher Layng

Set Decoration by 

Lauren Crawford

Costume Design by 

Brooke Bennett

Makeup Department 

Jenn Blum ... makeup artist
Khady Diouf ... braid specialist
Ivy Ermert ... makeup artist: second unit
Talysha Monee ... makeup artist
Pascale Poma ... hair consultant
Andrita Renee ... key hair stylist
Libby Rose ... makeup department head
Savannah Shearouse ... makeup intern
Kira Stuger ... hair stylist
Brittney Ward ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Tatiana Bears ... production manager
Patricia Beaury ... production manager
Rob Lopez ... production supervisor
Kristie Lutz ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Annalise Lockhart ... second assistant director
Michael A. Toscano ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Sam Bader ... property master / props
George DuPont ... art production assistant
Thorstein Foss ... property master
Caitilin Lynch ... leadman

Sound Department 

Gillian Arthur ... sound mixer
Isaac Derfel ... sound effects editor
Elliott Elsey ... adr recordist
Ruy García ... re-recording mixer
Marlena Grzaslewicz ... supervising sound editor
Gideon Jensen ... boom operator
Vladimir Kerkez ... foley editor
Brennan McVicar ... additional sound mixer
Matt Rigby ... dialogue editor
Aleksandra Stojanovic ... foley artist

Visual Effects by 

Cory Lee ... lead compositor: Pixel Playground
Don Lee ... visual effects supervisor: Pixel Playground
Kim Lee ... visual effects producer: Pixel Playground

Stunts 

Alyma Dorsey ... stunt actor / stunt performer
Niahlah Hope ... stunt performer: Juan's cousin
Teniece Divya Johnson ... stunt performer
Drew Leary ... stunt coordinator
Jénel Stevens ... stunt performer / stunt performer: Cheryl
Valisa Tate ... stunt double: Elvire Emanuelle

Camera and Electrical Department 

Daniel April ... gaffer
Kaity Barnes ... best boy grip
Michael Belcher ... 2nd unit camera operator
Valerie Brooks ... grip
William Castellucci ... first assistant camera
Devon Catucci ... steadicam operator
Sean Gradwell ... best boy electric
Nina Robinson ... still photographer
Jesse Ruuttila ... best boy grip
Jieun Shim ... 2nd unit assistant camera
Chelsea Soby ... key grip
Sandy SooHoo ... dit
Kimberlee Venable ... second assistant camera

Casting Department 

Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Meredith Jacobson Marciano ... background casting (as Meredith Marciano)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Missy DiPiero ... costumer
Abigail Guyton ... wardrobe supervisor
Trisha Williams ... wardrobe assistant

Editorial Department 

Mana Handel ... assistant editor
Nat Jencks ... colorist
Devan Maura Saber ... digital intermediate producer
Jordan P.H. Stein ... finishing artist

Location Management 

Katarina Dedicova ... location manager
Lucas Isabella ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Olivier Alary ... musician: guitar, slide guitar, & ukulele
John Corban ... musician: violin & viola
John M. Davis ... music editor
Erik Hove ... musician: clarinet
Jean-Christophe Lizotte ... musician: cello
Johannes Malfatti ... musician: percussion
Willy Rios ... musician: charangon
Lindsey Taylor ... music coordinator
Robin Urdang ... music supervisor

Other crew 

Guirlande Cayo ... payroll clerk
Samuel Checo ... unit production assistant
Kristina Chen ... production counsel
Jed Cowley ... wrestling coordinator
Omar de Leon ... 1st team production assistant
Ajalake Friday ... intern
Allison Hughes Stroud ... script supervisor
Rebecca Losito ... key production assistant
Mohamed Madboly ... production assistant
Chris Martin ... production assistant
Al Michel ... production assistant
Betsy Perez ... production assistant
Holly Popowski ... production accountant
Claressa Shelton ... location assistant
Kirby Sybert ... production assistant
William Sydney ... production coordinator
Michael Torriero ... wrestling choreographer
Zachary Wilhelmy ... production assistant

Thanks 

Ian Bricke ... special thanks
Catherine Hardwicke ... thanks
Bobby Kashif Cox ... in memory of
Kasi Lemmons ... special thanks
Ritu Singh Pande ... special thanks
Kishori Rajan ... special thanks
Robert Redford ... thanks
Gary Ross ... thanks
Nancy Savoca ... special thanks
Lynn Shelton ... special thanks
Robin Swicord ... thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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