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We Grown Now


We Grown Now

In US Theatres starting April 19, Coming to Cinemas Worldwide

Chicago International Film Festival


2024 | drama

In 1992 Chicago, as Michael Jordan solidifies himself as a champion, a story of two young legends in their own right begins. As wide-eyed and imaginative best friends Malik and Eric traverse the city, looking to escape the mundaneness of school and the hardships of growing up in public housing, their unbreakable bond is challenged when tragedy shakes their community just as they are learning to fly.


  • Blake Cameron James
  • Gian Knight Ramirez
  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Avery Holliday
  • Ora Jones
  • Lil Rel Howery
  • Jurnee Smollett


  • Director:  Minhal Baig
  • Writer:  Minhal Baig
  • Producers:  Joe Pirro, Minhal Baig

Sony Pictures Classics, Stage 6 Set Release Date & Trailer For Minhal Baig Drama ‘We Grown Now’

               - Deadline

Chicago-made We Grown Now nabs 3 Spirit Awards noms

               - Reel Chicago

Minhal Baig’s ‘We Grown Now’ Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

               - The Hollywood Reporter