Ron Funches Joins Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha in Jazz-Era Romance ‘Sylvie’ (Exclusive)

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Ron Funches Joins Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha in Jazz-Era Romance ‘Sylvie’ (Exclusive)
Ron Funches is headed to Harlem’s Jazz Age. The comedian and actor has joined the cast of Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha’s love story, “Sylvie.”

The film, written and directed by Eugene Ashe, is described as a love story set in the cool jazz era of New York City in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

It follows Sylvie (Thompson) who meets aspiring saxophonist Robert (Asomugha) when he takes a job at her father’s record store in Harlem. After a summer romance that comes to an end, the two fatefully reconnect several years later and find that their feelings for each other have never disappeared.

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Funches’ role is being kept under wraps. “Sylvie” stars Thompson (“Creed”) and Asomugha (“Crown Heights”), both of whom will also produce. Asomugha will produce through his iAm21 Entertainment
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