Imani Entertainment Group Acquires Film Rights For ‘True To The Game’ And ‘Dutch’ Music mogul and entrepreneur Manny Halley (CEO of Imani Entertainment Group) has acquired the rights to New York Times Best Selling Author Teri Woods’ cult urban classic books, “True To the Game” and “Dutch”. Halley and Woods will team up to produce and bring both novels to the big screen.
Based on the Teri Woods best selling novel, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, True to the Game, is the love story of Quadir Richards, a charismatic drug lord, and Gena Rollins, a young girl from the projects of Philly. Quadir was able to gain the trust and love of Gena and was on his way out of the game to start a new life with his future bride when tragedy strikes. The film is directed by Preston Whitmore (This Christmas) and stars Columbus Short, Andra Fuller, Draya Michele, Vivica Fox and introducing Erica Peeples.
“‘True To the Game’ and ‘Dutch’ are pioneering bodies of work that have solidified their place in the history books. Fans worldwide have been awaiting the creation of films for both books for a very long time, and we’re thrilled to bring them to life,” Halley explains. “To date, both novels have sold millions worldwide, and the timeless stories are very relevant still today.”