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Barack Obama and Michelle’s love story becomes a movie

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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have a movie coming out that shows the couple when they started courting. The film is directed and Richard Tanne. Tanne will also serve as the screenwriter for the movie. The movie is titled Southside With You. The movie is slated to hit theatres next year. Viewers will be able to get a look into their summer night out in Chicago.

Production recently began on Southside, which takes place on the night in 1989 when the president and first lady went on their first date, visiting the Art Institute of Chicago, taking in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing and sharing a kiss at an ice cream parlor.

Actors Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter star as Barack Obama and Michelle. Sumpter will also be a producer on the film.

Southside, is a “romance,”that is Tanne’s directorial debut.

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