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Beyond the Lights The artist she was meant to be

Published:Wednesday | November 19, 2014 | 12:00 AM
The music world's latest superstar, Noni Jean (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), falls for the man in uniform in 'Beyond the Lights'.

Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni Jean, the music world's latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures cause Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail.

Drawn to each other, Noni and Kaz fall fast and hard, despite the protests of those around them who urge them to put their career ambitions ahead of their romance. But it is ultimately Kaz's love that gives Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.

Beyond the Lights is an American romantic drama directed and written by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The film stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Academy Award nominee, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon/Saw), and rapper Machine Gun Kelly.