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‘The Crossover’: Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle Among 5 Cast In Disney+ Pilot Based On Kwame Alexander Book

‘The Crossover’: Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle Among 5 Cast In Disney+ Pilot Based On Kwame Alexander Book

Exclusive: Derek Luke (The Purge), Sabrina Revelle (Zac & Mia), Skyla I’Lece (Turn: Washington’s Spies), Deja Monique Cruz (Law & Order: Svu) and Trevor Raine Bush (After) round out the series regular cast for The Crossover, Disney+’s drama pilot based on the bestselling Newbery Award-winning novel-in-verse by author, poet and educator Kwame Alexander. They join previously announced leads Jayln Hall and Amir O’Neil.

Written by Alexander and Damani Johnson (All Rise) with Dee Johnson supervising and to be directed by George Tillman Jr., The Crossover tells the story of 14-year-old basketballphenom brothers, Josh and Jb Bell. The boys come of age on and off the court as their former pro-baller father adjusts to life after basketball and matriarch mother finally gets to pursue dreams of her own. This aspirational and emotional family drama is narrated entirely by Josh through his lyrical poetry.

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