Southside With You

Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers/Southside With You

The Haves and The Have Nots leading lady Tika Sumpter is headed back to the big screen. Southside With You, a romantic drama centered on the first date of President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, is close to securing a  distribution deal worth a reported $2 million with Miramax and Roadside Attractions, reports Deadline.

In the flick, the One Life to Live alum plays no-nonsense lawyer  Michelle Robinson, who is wooed by eager and not-yet Presidential cub lawyer Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) back in the Chicago of 1989.  Watch the trailer below.