Netflix sets premiere date for “Been So Long” starring Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene

casts George Mackay and Ronke Adekoluejo in supporting roles

Netflix’ black film subgroup, Strong Black Lead, announced that their latest black-led film, “Been So Long” will premiere on the platform on October 26th.

“Been So Long” is an adaptation of a titular soul/funk stage production with music and lyrics by Arthur Darvill, and it’s penned by Ché Walker. It is a romance story that follows Simone, a dedicated mother gets charmed by a troubled stranger, igniting old and new feelings on a rare night in the town. The synopsis highlights that “Been So Long” presents a fresh take on love, life and moving on.

British-Ghanaian actress, Michaela Coel, who has worked with Netflix on a few notable projects, including her comedy series, Chewing Gum leads the all-black cast for the London-based romance story alongside playwright and actor, Arinzé Kene. The film, directed by Tinge Krishnan, casts George Mackay and Ronke Adekoluejo in supporting roles.

Watch the trailer here:

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