The Hate U Give to premiere at Essence Festival!

#1 New York Times’ best-selling novel by Angie Thomas makes its film debut during this year’s ESSENCE Festival. Common, Issa Rae, Regina Hall, and Amandla Stenberg star in the film adaptation of THE HATE U GIVE hitting theaters this October via 20th Century Fox. The cast will visit the CENTER STAGE on Friday, July 6th in New Orleans, LA! If you are looking for a chance to check out some of the first footage from the film be sure to get your passes to this year's ESSENCE Festival today! Find out more information and purchase tickets at

TIME: 1:45 – 2:15pm

LOCATION: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Center Stage

                    900 Convention Center Blvd

                    New Orleans, LA 70130

TALENT ATTENDING ESSENCE: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, George Tillman Jr. (director), and Angie Thomas (author)

*The cast will only be onsite Friday, July 6th 

Amandla Stenberg
Regina Hall
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