Written and Directed by Quincy G. Ledbetter the Original Sci-fi Drama Was the Winning Script of BET’s Nationwide Search for America’s Next Undiscovered Filmmaker
October 19, 2020 02:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BET and Paramount Players announce the premiere date for the winning movie script of BET’s nationwide competition ‘Project CRE8.’ This once-in-a-lifetime contest gave an undiscovered filmmaker the opportunity to have their feature film script produced with a million-dollar budget. Written, directed and composed by Quincy Ledbetter, “Alieu the Dreamer,” starring Denzel Whitaker (Black Panther, The Great Debaters, Training Day) and Haley Webb (The Final Destination, Blonde), takes place in a world where mankind hasn’t dreamed for three decades, until a driven government agent discovers a young man in the projects, who has suddenly started dreaming. Sought after by an alluring leader of a religious cult, Reverend Venus, played byRick Hearst (The Vampire Diaries, Dynasty, General Hospital), Alieu struggles to understand his newfound ability while fighting to care for his family. “Alieu the Dreamer” will premiere Thursday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET.