A Barack and Michelle Obama Date Movie Executive Produced By John Legend

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Tika Sumpter plays Michelle Obama alongside Parker Sawyers as President Obama in the upcoming film Southside With You, executive produced by John Legend.

What seems like a romantic comedy, Southside With You tells the story of Barack and Michelle’s humble beginnings. Before the whole “ruler of the free world” thing, Michelle and President Obama were just two people who crossed paths and started an unexpectedly interesting journey together.

The movie covers Barack and Michelle’s first encounter with each other, which may or may not be a “first date”, depending on who you ask. Barack and Michelle works at the same law firm, as Michelle serves as a second-year associate and advisor to Barack. The story takes place in Chicago, during the summer of 1989.

The trailer for Southside With You appears to be filled with lots of funny, witty dialogue, and romance.

Watching the love story between Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson unfold over the course of one day and one “date”, will be something interesting to see, especially since Michelle showed very little interest in Barack initially, but his charm and persistence obviously softened her up. Who knew so much could happen in one day?

Southside With You premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and will debut in movie theaters on Aug. 26.

Check out the trailer below:

written by Chandra Meadows for POP ATL