Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers in "Southside With You"

Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers in “Southside With You”

*A first trailer has been released for the Sundance indie film “Southside With You,” a fictional account of the first date between future President Barack Obama and his future wife Michelle Robinson.

Parker Sawyers plays Barack Obama, who takes a summer job at a Chicago law firm in 1989. He’s smitten by his new boss Robinson (played by Tika Sumpter) and he asks her out on a date.

“Southside With You,” produced by John Legend, arrives in theaters on Aug. 19.

Watch the trailer below: