See full summary » Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands.
Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to ... They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad.
Omar Epps: I think it’s sort of that fairytale love story for women.
Monica and Quincy had a real friendship and that’s the basis of every great relationship which is really hard to do. RELATED: Sanaa Lathan On Faith PHOTOS: 17 Movie Sequels We'd Love To See On learning to play basketball for the film: Lathan: I had never played basketball before—it was like putting a basketball in a five-year-old’s hands.
Prince-Bythewood admitted that leaving television was hard because it was a market she had already mastered and the money was good.
But she took a break and took two years to write the script. Her script was turned down by every major studio, leaving Prince-Bythewood depressed.
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The story reminisces back to Mike's (Omar Epps, portrayed as a youth by Sean Nelson) first encounters with Roland (Trent Cameron) and Slim (Duane Finley), his first real crush on a girl named Alicia (Malinda Williams), and the three young men's misadventures as teenagers growing up in 1980s Inglewood, California ("The Wood").
Shy and awkward, Mike sticks out like a sore thumb on his first day, but is quickly befriended by Slim and Roland.
Just last night I went out to dinner and these two girls came up to me and said they grew up on the movie and they are looking for their “Q.” Who knew, when I was shooting it, I had no idea.
To me I was just coming in everyday and doing the work.