KJ Apa, Sabrina Carpenter & “The Hate U Give” Cast Reveal Set Secrets
They also share tips for finding your voice!
At the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), KJ Apa (Riverdale), Sabrina Carpenter, Dominique Fishback, Lamar Johnson (The Next Step), Algee Smith, TJ Wright and George Tillman Jr. revealed the moments. during the making of “The Hate U Give” they’re going to remember for the rest of their lives and shared advice for finding your voice. Plus, Dominique shares details of recreating the “8 Mile” rap battle with Anthony Mackie!
What’s “The Hate U Give” about, you ask?
“Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right. THE HATE U GIVE is based on the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas and stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr, with Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Common and Anthony Mackie.”
The film will be released in select theaters on October 5, and everywhere on October 19!