Macy Gray Drama ‘Where Children Play’ Picked Up by Urban Movie Channel

The singer stars in tale of a young woman who returns home and is forced to care for her ailing father

“Where Children Play,” a drama starring Grammy Award-winning singer Macy Gray, has been acquired by the Urban Movie Channel.

Robert L. Johnson, chairman and founder of UMC’s parent company RLJ Entertainment, made the announcement Sunday.

“Where Children Play” tells the story of a young woman who is estranged from her parents for a decade and, after returning to Compton for her mother’s funeral, is forced to stay and care for her sick father.

Leila Djansi directs the film, which co-stars Leon Robinson (“Waiting to Exhale”), Brian White (“The Best Man”) and Edwina Findley (“If Living You Is Wrong”).

Amanda Marshall, Violetta Ekpe and Victoria Rudd produced, and Dave Harper and Cold Iron Pictures are executive producers.