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Up-and-Comer of the Month: “Sleight” Star Jacob Latimore Has More Tricks Up His Sleeve, Including Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit”

Jacob Latimore SleightSleight star Jacob Latimore may play a street-smart magician in J.D. Dillard’s impressive directorial debut, but he’s hardly a one-trick pony. The charismatic 20-year-old is a multi-talent who got his start in the music business before discovering his passion for acting. A natural-born performer, Will Smith and Forest Whitaker helped prepare him for his biggest role yet.

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In order to make ends meet after his mother’s death, a young street magician turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to rely on both his sleight of hand and brilliant mind to save her.