Anna Kendrick, Danielle Brooks Team for Chris Morris Movie
The currently untitled project is Morris' second directorial effort, following his 2010 dark comedy 'Four Lions.'
Anna Kendrick and Danielle Brooks have teamed up for a new movie from Chris Morris, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the currently untitled project is Morris' second directorial effort, after his 2010 dark comedy Four Lions. It is being produced by See Saw Films and Archer Gray Productions, which previously collaborated on The King's Speech and Mr. Holmes. It is being financed by Film4 and BFI.
Denis O’Hare, Kayvan Novak, James Adomian, Pej Vahdat, Mousa Kraish and Marchant Davis are also among the cast.
Kendrick — who previously starred in Up in the Air, Table 19 and The Accountant — next reprises her role in the Universal threequel Pitch Perfect 3. Her upcoming films also include Paul Feig's crime comedy A Simple Favor, the female Santa Claus pic Noelle and the sequel to the animated hit Trolls. She is represented by CAA.
Brooks, a fan favorite on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, previously appeared in the TV shows Master of None and Girls, as well as the films Time Out of Mind and The Angry Birds Movie. She is next seen in Megan Griffiths' drama Sadie. She is represented by Innovative Artists and Door 24.
Morris, who also directed episodes of the HBO comedy Veep, is represented by PBJ Management.