Ronnie

Played by Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

Ronnie

Ronnie means well, but he doesn't seem to have the personal strength to extricate himself from a bad situation. Perennially unemployed, he lives with his feisty grandmother Ethel and dreams of getting back with his true love.

Ronnie means well, but he doesn't seem to have the personal strength to extricate himself from a bad situation. Perennially unemployed, he lives with his feisty grandmother Ethel and dreams of getting back with his true love.

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a dual citizen of Uganda and America, working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television. Mwine appeared in Mira Nair's QUEEN OF KATWE, opposite Lupita Nyong’o; BOOST; BLOOD DIAMOND opposite Leonardo DiCapri; and starred in the indie feature 40. He’s had recurring roles in several TV series, including Steven Soderbergh’s THE KNICK, David Simon’s TREME, BOSCH and HEROES. Mwine directed KUHANI, which won the Main Prize for Best Achievement in Directing at the International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur and was nominated for the 2014 Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the Slamdance Film Festival. His documentary BEWARE OF TIME, won Best Film at the Berlin Black International Cinema Festival. BIRO, a multi-media solo performance piece, was Mwine’s first effort as a playwright. After premiering at Uganda's National Theatre, it opened in London and then at New York’s Public Theater where it made The New York Times Critics’ Pick list. His second multi-media solo piece, A MISSIONARY POSITION, premiered in Los Angeles. Mwine’s stage credits include leading roles at the Steppenwolf Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, ACT, the Long Wharf Theatre and the national tour of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, for which he received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Best Actor.

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Cast & Characters

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  • Ronnie

    Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

    Ronnie
  • Emmett

    Jacob Latimore

    Emmett
  • Kevin

    Alex Hibbert

    Kevin
  • Jada

    Yolonda Ross

    Jada
  • Papa

    Shamon Brown

    Papa
  • Jake

    Michael Epps

    Jake
  • Kiesha

    Birgundi Baker

    Kiesha
  • Nina

    Tyla Abercrumbie

    Nina
  • Dre

    Miriam A. Hyman

    Dre
  • Douda

    Curtiss Cook

    Douda
  • Trig

    Luke James

    Trig
  • Imani

    Jasmine Davis

    Imani
  • Brandon

    Jason Mitchell

    Brandon
  • Jerrika

    Tiffany Boone

    Jerrika
  • Reg

    Barton Fitzpatrick

    Reg
  • Detective Cruz

    Armando Riesco

    Detective Cruz
  • Laverne

    Sonja Sohn

    Laverne
  • Quentin

    Steven Williams

    Quentin
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