Actors Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer star in the independent drama “Black And White" which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.
Anthony Mackie co-stars in the film, which is written and directed by actor Mike Binder, with Costner co-producing alongside Binder and Todd Lewis.
The drama centers on Elliot Anderson (Costner) an attorney widowed after his wife dies in a car crash, and who also is raising his bi-racial granddaughter Eloise, since his daughter died in childbirth. As he struggles with his grief, Elliot’s world is turned upside-down when the child’s African American grandmother Rowena (played by Octavia Spencer) demands that Eloise be brought under the care of her African American father Reggie, a drug addict who Elliot blames for the negligence that led to the death of his own daughter. Elliot finds himself deeply entrenched in a custody battle and will stop at nothing to keep his granddaughter from coming under the watch of his reckless son-in-law