Universal Universal Pictures International handles international distribution.
as a “fresh, satirical comedy about a young man, Aren, who is recruited into a secret society of magical Black people who dedicate their lives to a cause of utmost importance: making white people’s lives easier”.The film stars Justice Smith, David Alan Grier, An-Li Bogan, Drew Tarver, Michaela Watkins, Rupert Friend and Nicole Byer, and is produced by Julia Lebedev and Eddie Vaisman of Sight Unseen, Angel Lopez, and Libii.Libii was most recently seen writing and performing on Comedy Central’s
with Jordan Klepper.Focus Features’ slate includes Alexander Payne’s awards season heavyweight The Holdovers
starring Paul Giamatti and Da’Vine Joy Randolph.
The upcoming slate includes Drive-Away Dolls from Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke starring Margaret Qualley, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Beanie Feldstein; Zelda Williams’ feature directorial debut
Lisa Frankenstein written by Diablo Cody; and Amy Winehouse biopic Back To Black
about the life from Sam Taylor-Johnson.The pipeline includes Robert Eggers’ reimagining of Nosferatu starring Bill Skarsgard, Lily Rose-Depp, Nicholas Hoult, Aaron-Taylor Johnson and Willem Dafoe; Baltasar Kormakur’s Touch; and Goran Stolevski’s Housekeeping for Beginners
.‘Ted Lasso’ star Ellie Taylor to host The Big Screen Awards 2023