Official Website - Summer Of Violence, a film by Nicki Micheaux



Kasey Inez as Naomi

Kasey Inez is from Long Beach, California, and developed a passion for storytelling at the age of 13 when she started writing, directing, producing, and starring in her own short films. She was most recently on HBO Max’s SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS and came onto the scene when she was announced as one of WBTV 10 Drama Students For the 2021 “Actors In Training” Virtual Casting Initiative. As an actress, her goal is to embody characters that put black women in a positive light in order to combat negative stereotypes within film and television. She recently starred as Naomi in Summer of Violence, directed by Nicki Micheaux.


JahKing Guillory as Frank

Jahking Guillory (born May 14, 2001), is an American rapper and actor, best known for his starring role in the 2016 film, Kicks. Guillory appears in The Chi on Showtime, and the Netflix series On My Block as Latrelle. He was born and grew up in Long Beach, California.[1] His Creole father is from Louisiana, and his mother is from Guam. He has a younger sister. His father named him – “Jah” stands for God, and “King” stands for royalty. He most recently starred as Frank in the feature film Summer of Violence, directed by Nicki Micheaux.


Madhulika Krishnan As Pam

Madhulika is an actress from northern California. She began pursuing theatre from a young age and received her BFA in Acting from USC. Since then she’s acted in films and performed in hit music videos recognized by millions across the globe.


Damon Gupton as Thomas

Damon Jamal Gupton (born January 4, 1973) is an American actor and orchestral conductor, best known for his series regular roles as Charles Foster on Deadline, Evrard Velerio on Prime Suspect, Adam Page on The Divide, Detective Cal Brown on The Player, Deputy Chief Henderson on Black Lightning, and SSA Stephen Walker on Criminal Minds. He has also co-starred in the films The Last Airbender (2010), Whiplash (2014), and La La Land (2016) His is recently known for his role as Thomas, in Summer of Violence by Director Nicki Micheaux.


Pedro Correa as Richie Childs

Pedro Correa most recently wrote, produced and stars-in the coming-of-age drama MY DEAD DAD, streaming on HBO Max, executive produced by Declan Baldwin of Big Indie Pictures (Manchester by the Sea). In-front of the camera, he has recurred on ABC’s hit sitcom THE MIDDLE, and has worked with the likes of Amazon, Hulu, Disney, and more.
Behind the camera, Pedro served as director for celebrity short films in the digital divisions of GQ Thailand, Esquire Singapore, Marie Claire Malaysia and Flaunt Magazine. Stars he directed include Nick Jonas, Ruby Rose, Constance Wu and many more. His most recent works include his role as Richie Childs in the feature film Summer of Violence, directed by Nicki Micheaux .


Shon Wilson as Eleanor

Eleanor character breakdown: 




Nicki Micheaux is an award-winning actress, who’s an up-and-coming director with a fresh take on storytelling. Micheaux has a passion for creating emotionally powerful stories that explore themes of identity, family, and the power of love. Born and raised in Houston, Nicki was exposed to the entertainment industry at a young age. She developed a love of storytelling and decided to pursue a career in filmmaking. Nicki began her career as an actress and quickly moved up the ranks to star in the series “Lincoln Heights”. Nicki’s directorial debut came in 2010 with the short film, “Veil,” which led to the Disney Directing Program. She is now directing her first feature film, a story about a young woman’s journey to discover her true identity. She’s also directing her first documentary, a story about three brothers healing from the trauma of abuse and 30 years of incarceration. Micheaux is an avid storyteller and is passionate about creating stories that have the power to inspire and empower. With her new production company, she is committed to creating a safe and inclusive working environment on set and hopes to use her platform to bring more diverse voices and stories to the screen


Efuru Flowers

Efuru Flowers is the founder of Flourishing Films LLC, a Los Angeles-based international distribution, sales and production company focused on developing and advancing media affecting change.

Flowers began her career working for the late film director, screenwriter and producer John Singleton at his company, New Deal Productions. This opportunity ignited her passion for film as both an art form and a vehicle for change, and paved the way for her success as a creative collaborator with filmmakers and talent. New Deal is also where she made formative connections and began building her extensive network of professional peers in sales, distribution, finance and production.

Efuru has produced a variety of content: Sundance official selection Night Shift starring TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe (The Idol) and China Shavers (Judas and the Black Messiah); Urbanworld’s ‘Til Death starring Tamala Jones (Castle) and Sherman Augustus (Into the Badlands); ABFF’s Looking For Me starring Dayna Dooley (Insecure, The Upshaws); and Slow Pulse starring Jimmie Falls (The Last Black Man in San Francisco). She is currently in pre-production on TV pilot How To America; prepping feature project A Rooster on The Fire Escape (a Festival de Cannes’ Cinéfondation project); and is currently in post-production on Nicki Micheaux’s (In the Dark, The Shield) feature directorial debut Summer of Violence.

Flowers is an alumna of the Producers Guild of America’s program, The Power of Diversity; Sundance Film Festival; Sundance Institute’s Financing Intensive, Berlinale Talents (Market Studio); and a member of Women In Film. She attended UCLA, where she earned a degree in Sociology.


Sean Riggs

Sean Riggs is an American Actor and Producer born and raised in Chicago. He got his big break in “Stomp The Yard,” and Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong”. His most recent works include Days of Our Lives, “S.W.A.T.” BOSCH, & season 2 of the NETFLIX original hit series “You” . Sean Riggs recently appeared in the Amazon Prime cop drama original “Bosch”. After Co-Producing and starring in the NETFLIX hit action film “Call Me King” with Amin Joseph (Snowfall FX), he produced and led the super-hero action thriller “LAZARUS”. Which is just the beginning of a new universe. The feature film is part of a multi-feature deal with TUBI and Samuel Goldwyn Films.

Sean Riggs is a Multi-talented Actor & Producer who is blazing the trail for strong, intelligent, & intriguing stories.


Maureen P. Mottley

Maureen P. Mottley has over 10 years plus of proven experience managing all levels and varieties of Entertainment, including: independent feature films, television series, and commercials, as a Producer, Production Executive, and Line Producer. Especially known for filming on location, Maureen has filmed Domestically in over 30 states and Internationally – Canada, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Morocco, Europe, Eastern Europe, South America, Mexico and more.

At NETFLIX she was Production Executive for the films “Tall Girl”, “Feel the Beat”, “The Sleepover”, “Mixtape”, “13 The Musical”, and “True Spirit “noted by Time Magazine as Netflix’s Real-Life Sailing Adventure True Spirit is an Anthem of Teenage Independence. Prior to Maureen served as a Production Exec at ITV for the TV Series “Snowpiercer” and for Constantin Films series “ShadowHunters”.

She volunteers as a Mentor with Young Storytellers a non profit organization that guides children in middle schools on creative screenwriting within the Los Angeles school districts.


Johnny Wimbrey

Johnny Wimbrey is an author, speaker, trainer, and motivator whose expertise helps the world’s leading sales teams, athletes, and politicians develop a Millionaire Mindset. Since leaving behind a world of drugs and crime at 18, Johnny has launched three companies (Wimbrey Training Systems, Wimbrey Global, and Royal Success Club International) and heads a sales team of thousands in more than 30 countries, overseeing an active customer database of half a million families. He has co-authored and contributed to several motivational books, including Conversations on Success and Multiple Streams of Inspiration. From his latest best-selling book Building a Millionaire Mindset to his instructional guides for achieving success, Johnny’s written works further demonstrate his ability to change people’s lives and motivate their success through his words. Johnny continues to traverse the globe, inspiring the Millionaire Mindset in thousands through speaking engagements and products. His incredible rags-to-riches story has resonated with audiences all over the world, from Africa to Australia, India to Italy, Sweden to Spain. His unique high-energy style has made him an incredibly sought-after speaker, and he has shared the stage with legendary personal development gurus such as Les Brown and the late greats Jim Rohn and Zig Ziglar, just to name a few. His blunt honesty motivates people to stop thinking and start doing. 


Brian Mitchell


Crystal Wimbrey

Crystal Wimbrey is a proud mother, wife, and author who passionately believes the Proverb “Train up a child in the way he should go”, is an essential parenting tool. After noticing a need for children’s books that educate and instill core values, she decided to write an early childhood learning book that incorporates a Biblical basis, calling it The Alphascripts Series. Though her background is Journalism, she realizes her purpose and responsibility to bring forth this God-given vision to impact future generations to come. She leads and oversees Wimbrey Worldwide Ministries, a non-profit organization with the commitment to giving back to the community. In her pursuit to leave a legacy, she continues to partner with several other charitable causes to support ongoing programs with a mission to feed families, advocate for human rights and provide educational programs for youth. 


Hannah Wimbrey

Hannah Wimbrey is driven and determined to take on her love of film. Whether it be onscreen or offscreen, the passion for entertainment has been in every step she takes. From starring in international commercials at the age of 14 to becoming an Executive Producer & Actress of Three60 Films Production Company, she has no intention of stopping anytime soon. Her goal is to help others express themselves through telling their stories and creating them to be beautifully seen.


Psalms Wimbrey

Psalms Wimbrey is the Executive Producer of the movie, Summer Of Violence and of the Documentary, My Brother’s Keeper. She got her Acting Associates Degree and Honorary Film Degree from, KD Studio Conservatory.


Sonya Marchand

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