The Breaks (2016)
Director: Seith Mann
Writer(s): Dan Charnas (book), Seith Mann (teleplay)
Starring: Sinqua Walls, Afton Williamson, Tristan Mack Wilds, Antoine Harris, David Call, Wood Harris, Afro, J. Bernard Calloway, William Jackson Harper, Annalaina Marks, De’Adre Aziza, Marcus Callender, Leopold Manswell, Russell Hornsby, Evan Handler, Method Man, Tyler Abron, Dean Acree, Ramon Aleman, Ambre Anderson, Tyler Ayers, Jonathan Benevento, Deja Blaise, Khalid Brooks, John Cannon, Leonardo Collaguazo, Melonie Diaz, Saliyl Dotson, Daisha Graf, Jonelle Graham, Tyler A. Griffin, Jaron Elijah Hopkins, Alexander Martin Jones, Margo Kazaryan, Freddie Kuguru, Hans Marrero, Scott Martin, Avery Mason, Robert McKay, Kelly Miller, Tim Miller, Ed Moran, Chris Myers, Mounir Quazzani, Silvestre Rasuk, Sean Ringgold, Julian Rozzell Jr., Jeremy Sample, Spencer Sebastian, Kather Sei, Leonel Severino, Nancy Ellen Shore, Tre Summers, Torae, Sandra Trujillo, Deantre Williams, Michael DeBarge, Grant Jaeger
Synopsis: Three friends united by their love of hip-hop work to make their big mark in the music industry. Beginning in the summer of 1990 NYC, Nikki a brilliant recent grad abandons a law school scholarship to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec along with the son of a legendary music producer boyfriend David who’s struggling at the city’s top R&B station. Dee Vee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up
Release Date: January 4, 2016 (USA) | Length: 97 min | Genre: Drama, Music | MPAA Rating: TV-MA
Note: Movie was developed into a series to air on VH-1, February 20, 2017.