[FIRST LOOK] Amazon Studios Announces New Feature, ‘Selah & The Spades’

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Lovie Simone stars in the new Amazon Studios feature, Selah and The Spades. The new film, by first time feature writer/director Tayarisha Poe is set to premiere on April 17, 2020.

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Lovie Simone has previously been featured in a reoccurring role as Zora Greenleaf on the OWN series ‘Greenleaf‘ and in the HBO film, Share.  Celeste O’Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Jesse Williams and Gina Torres are also featured in Selah and The Spades.

Here’s your first look at the film below…

Selah and The Spades Synopsis:

In the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, the student body is run by five factions. Seventeen-year-old Selah Summers (Lovie Simone) runs the most dominant group, the Spades, with unshakable poise, as they cater to the most classic of vices and supply students with coveted, illegal alcohol and pills. Tensions between the factions escalate, and when Selah’s best friend/right hand Maxxie (MOONLIGHT’s Jharrel Jerome) becomes distracted by a new love, Selah takes on a protégée, enamored sophomore Paloma (Celeste O’Connor), to whom she imparts her wisdom on ruling the school. But with graduation looming and Paloma proving an impressively quick study, Selah’s fears turn sinister as she grapples with losing the control by which she defines herself.


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