EXCLUSIVE: Qasim Basir, the writer-director whose Sundance Film Festival drama A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. starring Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good was just acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films, has signed a rep deal with ICM Partners.
The pic, directed by Basir who co-penned with Samantha Tanner, is set in Los Angeles on Election Night 2016 and centers on a club promoter (Hardwick) who falls for a woman (Good) who challenges him to revisit his broken dreams while he pushes her to discover hers.
Basir’s previous feature film was Destined, the 2016 drama that starred Cory Hardrict as two characters — a rising star in the architectural community and a neighborhood drug dealer — in a story of how even the smallest incident can manifest into a life-changing event.
Basir remains repped by Zero Gravity and attorney Marios Rush.