Jurnee Smollett will star in and govt produce the Netflix film ‘Lou’.
The 34-year-old actress has been tapped to look alongside Allison Janney who may even be starring in and govt producing the flick.
Anna Foerster is directing the movie from a screenplay written by Maggie Cohn.
As an enormous storm rages in Lou, a younger woman is kidnapped. Her mom, with no different possibility, groups up with the mysterious older girl subsequent door to pursue the kidnapper – a journey into the wilderness that may take a look at their limits and expose darkish and surprising secrets and techniques from their pasts.
J.J. Abrams, Jon Cohen and Hannah Minghella of Dangerous Robotic are producing for Dangerous Robotic with Braden Aftergood and Lindsey Weber are govt producers.
Jurnee beforehand performed the position of Dinah Lance/Black Canary in ‘Birds of Prey’ and has revealed she is eager on returning to the DC Prolonged Universe as Black Canary.
She mentioned: “It is no secret how a lot I beloved enjoying Black Canary, and (I used to be) so honoured to tackle that mantle. I’d completely do it once more if given an opportunity.”
Smollett had beforehand hinted there was way more to come back from Black Canary as ‘Birds of Prey’ served as an origin story for the character.
Jurnee defined: “She’s a beast, however I needed to be actually affected person and sort of like reel that in as a result of it’s an origin story.
“She’s not there but, so it was nice to discover this concept of, you already know, a girl who’s actually needing to be emancipated from a frame of mind. As a result of she’s actually the one in her personal means.
“I imply, she’s essentially the most highly effective individual within the room. She’s acquired the Canary Cry and but she’s selecting to cover it. And she or he’s very a lot the reluctant hero.”