Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga Star in 'Passing' Adaptation
The actresses will star as a pair of childhood friends who wrestle with the fallout of one friend passing as White.
WATCH: Telemarketing Dreams Turn Sinister in Trailer for 'Sorry to Bother You'
The film follows a Black telemarketer who enters a bizarre world of decadence after successfully employing his “White voice.”
ICYMI: New 'Thor' Movie Features Tessa Thompson in a Race-Swapped Role
Thompson was cast as Valkyrie, who is traditionally represented as White in comics. It’s a departure from previous Marvel movie casting choices that Whitewashed characters of color.