Premiering at 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Sleight has been picked up and will arrive in theaters April 7, 2017. The film is directed by JD Dillard from a screenplay by Dillard & Alex Theurer and stars Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill, Sasheer Zamata, Storm Reid and Cameron Esposito.
“A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her. Sleight stars Jacob Latimore (Collateral Beauty), Storm Reid (12 Years A Slave, Ava DuVerney’s upcoming A Wrinkle in Time), Seychelle Gabriel (Falling Skies), Dulé Hill (The West Wing), Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live) and Cameron Esposito (Mother’s Day).”