Obama romance makes it to celluloid!

A movie about the US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama is being developed.

Southside with You will focus on the couple’s romance, particularly the summer 1989 afternoon when he wooed her into a first date across Chicago’s South Side, reported Deadline. The Homegrown Pictures production already cast Get on Up actress Tika Sumpter to play young Michelle while search is still on to find an actor to play young Barack. 

The film highlights the day Michelle agreed to visit Chicago’s Art Institute, took a stroll and watched a showing of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing with Barack. 
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