Shadow and Act talked to some of the actors and writers from the upcoming Netflix film, Step Sisters. 

Megalyn Echikunwoke, Nia Jervier, Marque Richardson Ben Cory Jones and Chuck Hayward discuss the movie, how it came about, the characters and more.

Scripted by Dear White People’s Chuck Hayward and directed by Drumline’s Charles Stone III, the story centers on an ambitious black sorority girl, Jamilah, who is enlisted by her dean to teach the art of black Greek stepping to a white sorority whose charter is about to be revoked. She does this so that she can get admitted to the law school of her dreams.

Jeffrey Soros, Simon Horsman, Ben Cory Jones, Lena Waithe and Matt Alvarez are producers.

Megalyn Echikunwoke stars in the film, and is joined by Dear White People stars Nia Jervier and Marque Richardson, Power’s Naturi Naughton, How to Get Away with Murder’s Matt McGorry, as well as Eden Sher, Lyndon Smith, Gage Golightly and Alessandra Torresani.

Watch the conversation below: