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Tessa Thompson & Nnamdi Asomugha To Star In Jazz-Era Romance Film ‘Sylvie’

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Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha will star in an upcoming jazz-era romance film titled ‘Sylvie.’ Set in New York City between the late 1950s and early 1960s, the film 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.

According to Deadline, ‘Sylvie’ is currently in production and will be directed by Eugene Ashe, who also serves as the screenwriter. Asomugha and Thompson will not only star in the film, but the pair will also be producing and executive producing. Asomugha will produce the film through his iAm21 Entertainment label along with Jonathan Baker, Gabrielle Glore, and Matthew Thurm.

Tessa Thompson will also star in the upcoming film, ‘Men in Black: International,’ as well as the voice of character Lady in live-action/ CG hybrid remake of ‘Lady And The Tramp’ for Disney.

Surprise! Kerry Washington Marries 49er Player Nnamdi Asomugha

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You probably had no idea your favorite Scandal star was dating a San Francisco 49er player, but now she’s married to him! That’s right, Kerry Washington married Nnamdi Asomugha on June 24 in Blaine County, Idaho, reports E! News.

Sports gossip site TerezOwens.com first reported the news and their source said the actress and cornerback have been dating since last summer.

It’s the first marriage for Washington, who called off her engagement to David Moscow in 2007. It appears to be the first trip down the aisle for Asomugha, as well.

So who’s the new groom? Well, he was drafted to the Oakland Raiders in 2003, after he graduated from UC Berkeley that year. He then played with the team for eight years before heading to the Philadelphia Eagles. He signed with the 49ers in April. He’s also appeared on The Game and Friday Night Lights, so knows a thing or two about his wife’s career.

Congrats to the happy couple!