Queer Black Debater Ryan Wash Subject of Untitled Biopic From Annapurna, Plan B and Macro



has partnered with and MACRO to tell the true story of , a queer, black debate champion from Kansas City.

(Cake) has been tapped to direct the currently untitled project, which Wash will co-write and executive produce.

The film will follow Wash’s journey as he sets out to win the 2013 Cross Examination Association and National Debate Tournament, all while dealing with his own personal struggles. Wash wound up challenging and revolutionizing the debate establishment as a whole, and he continues to impact the debate community as a coach for the 2017 CEDA and NDT champions.

Annapurna will distribute the film, which MACRO will co-finance and produce alongside Plan B. of We’re Not Brothers Productions will also serve as a producer on the project.

Wash is represented by Paradigm on behalf of the Gernert Agency, while is repped by WME.

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