Poorna Jagannathan, Nikohl Boosheri To Topline Alias Birth; KJ Smith, Roger Guenveur Smith Co-Star in The Available Wife

Poorna Jagannathan (HBOs The Night Of, S2 of Big Little Lies), Nikohl Boosheri (Freeforms The Bold Type) and newcomer Catharine Daddario will star in Alias Birth, an indie drama from Sam Abbas. Its about a rocky relationship between a female couple that forces them to spend the night apart. Abbas will producer under his company ArabQ Film, an Arab-based LGBTQ-focused production company, along with Tatiana Bears, Nicole Townsend, and Neal Kumar. This marks the second feature from ArabQ Film after making its debut with The Wedding, which also starred Boosheri. Anacrónica, a newly formed production company in Bolivia led by actors Quim Del Rio and Nakai Mirtenbaum, will team with ArabQ Films on this project. Executive producers are Randelson Floyd, Suki Sandhu, David Klein, Josh Jupiter, Jorge Quintero, Lucky Cheng, Quim Del Rio, and Nakai Mirtenbaum. The project is set to begin shooting this summer in New York. Jagannathan is repped by Artists & Representatives and Smith Talent Group; Boosheri by Abrams Artists Agency, KC Talent, and LINK Entertainment; Daddario by Innovative Artists.

KJ Smith (A Medea Family Funeral, ABCs The Fix), Roger Guenveur Smith (Marshall), Terayle Hill (Love, Simon), and Clifton Powell (Black Lightning) have signed on to lead the romance drama, The Available Wife, which is being directed by Read More – Source

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