THE SKINNY, the new feature film from writer/director Patrik-Ian Polk, tells the story of five Brown University classmates reuniting in the Big Apple for a weekend of sin and fun. 1 lady and 4 men: Sebastian (Blake Young-Fountain) , Magnus (Jussie Smollett), Kyle (Anthony Burrell), Joey (Jeffery Bowyer-Chapman) and Langston (Shanika Warren-Markland)- all Black, beautiful and gay.However this film, beyond the beautiful actors and familiar faces, is a film that takes us deeper into conversations on sex, being black and gay, HIV, and what friendship means. The Skinny is produced and edited by Polk, and he even wrote and sang most of the soundtrack, showing us how much of a grassroots effort making this project is. One will definitely see Polk’s hand in this movie, but don’t come in expecting Noah’s Arc 2.0, because this film is very different. THE SKINNY will have its television premiere on MTV’s Logo Network this July. For more information, see http://www.skinnythemovie.com.