Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights (2014)

Open your heart, find your voice.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2014-09-10
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 256 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Black Entertainment Television (BET)
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's love give Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be?

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  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw

    as Noni Jean
  • Nate Parker

    as Kazaam "Kaz" Nicol
  • Minnie Driver

    as Macy Jean
  • Machine Gun Kelly

    as Kid Culprit
  • Danny Glover

    as Captain Nicol
  • Aml Ameen

    as Trey
  • Benito Martinez

    as Jesse Soria
  • Aisha Hinds

    as J Stanley
  • India Jean-Jacques

    as Noni (age 10)
  • Darryl Stephens

    as Quentin
  • Elaine Tan

    as April
  • Isaac Keys

    as Jonas
  • Tyler Christopher

    as Liam King
  • Deidrie Henry

    as Felicia
  • Estelle

    as Herself
  • Malieek Straughter

    as Billboard Awards Stage Manager
  • Brandon Wilson

    as Male Fan
  • Jordan Belfi

    as Steve Sams
  • Greg Davis Jr.

    as Officer Aforo
  • Sky Soleil

    as LAPD Cop #2
  • Hayley Marie Norman

    as Shai
  • Rob Locke

    as Emcee
  • Laurieann Gibson

    as Choreographer Gibson
  • Jesse Woodrow

    as Carl
  • Onahoua Rodriguez

    as Donia
  • Wren T. Brown

    as Pastor Marks
  • Wade Allain-Marcus

    as Photographer
  • Rocsi

    as Herself
  • Ithamar Enriquez

    as Spanish Karaoke Guy
  • Erika Ringor

    as Town Car Driver
  • Gil Darnell

    as Worthy Farm Stage Manager
  • Hector Bucio

    as Man at Mexico Market
  • Tom Wright

    as Reverend Brown
  • Tina D'Marco

    as Vendor
  • Debra Lee

    as Herself
  • Roland Martin

    as Himself
  • Chaka Khan

    as Herself
  • Amar'e Stoudemire

    as Himself
  • Don Lemon

    as Himself
  • Gayle King

    as Herself
  • DeAndre Jordan

    as Himself
  • Ashley Hamilton

    as Himself
  • Myles Perez

    as Son of battered mom (uncredited)
Directing Gina Prince-Bythewood Director
Writing Gina Prince-Bythewood Writer
Production Stephanie Allain Producer
Production Ryan Kavanaugh Producer
Production Tucker Tooley Executive Producer
Camera Tami Reiker Director of Photography
Production Reggie Rock Bythewood Producer
Production Amar'e Stoudemire Producer
Production Matt Alvarez Executive Producer
Production Robbie Brenner Executive Producer
Production Ron Burkle Executive Producer
Production Jason Colbeck Executive Producer
Production Ken Halsband Co-Producer
Production Marc Ambrose Co-Producer
Editing Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Art Cecilia Montiel Production Design
Sound Mark Isham Music
Sound Julia Michels Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Sandra Hernandez Costume Design
Crew Laurieann Gibson Choreographer
Production Aisha Coley Casting
Production Victor Ho Unit Production Manager
Directing Richard L. Fox First Assistant Director
Directing Shawn Pipkin Second Assistant Director
Production Marc Ambrose Line Producer
Production Ken Halsband Executive In Charge Of Production
Crew Matthew Rugetti Stunt Coordinator
Crew Kevin Scott Stunt Coordinator
Production Chris Lemos Associate Producer
Production Jules Carideo Production Supervisor
Camera Tommy Maddox-Upshaw Camera Operator
Camera Dustin Pearlman Camera Operator
Camera Suzanne Tenner Still Photographer
Camera George Billinger III Steadicam Operator
Sound Willie D. Burton Production Sound Mixer
Sound Gary A. Theard Boom Operator
Art Nick Ralbovsky Art Direction
Art Gerald Lehtola Art Department Coordinator
Art Lori Mazuer Set Decoration
Art Sarah Staskauskas Set Decoration
Art Mike Sunga Leadman
Art Jefferson Murff Set Dresser
Art Mark Sunga Set Dresser
Art George W. Kiel Set Dresser
Lighting Evans Brown Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Devon Patterson Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jim Moore Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Melia Kai Ford Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Anita Gibson Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Jasmine Kimble Key Hair Stylist
Production Tali Lipa Production Accountant
Costume & Make-Up Kimberly Kimble Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Dionne Wynn Key Makeup Artist
Directing Renetta G. Amador Script Supervisor
Directing Kris Smith Script Supervisor
Sound Debra Byrd Vocal Coach
Crew Ruthann Crudup-Brown Studio Teachers
Crew David Waine Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Josh Hakian Special Effects Supervisor
Art Thomas Spence Property Master
Art Erich W. Schultz Construction Coordinator
Production John Steven Agoglia Location Manager
Crew Stan Mataele Transportation Coordinator
Production Lissy Holm Local Casting
Production Georgia Landers Local Casting
Crew Sheryl Main Unit Publicist
Crew Christopher Kulikowski Post Production Supervisor
Crew Pascal Vaguelsy Post Production Supervisor
Editing Kenneth Marsten Additional Editing
Editing Aziza Ngozi First Assistant Editor
Sound Leslie Shatz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Javier Bennassar Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Jesse Ehredt Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Art Espinosa Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Tim Carras Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Joshua D. Comen Visual Effects Producer
Art Kenneth Armstrong Title Designer
Sound Del Spiva Music Editor
Sound Jennifer Nash Music Editor