EXCLUSIVE: Thembi Banks has signed on to direct Paramount Players’ Assisted Living starring Grammy-winner Cardi B. The authentic spec was penned by Kay Oyegun that Paramount purchased in a aggressive bidding conflict within the Spring of 2019. Insiders add the movie continues to be in improvement.
The comedy follows Amber (Cardi B), a small time criminal, who finds herself in over her head when a heist goes improper. On the run from each the cops and her former crew, she struggles to seek out anybody to take her in. Running out of choices, Amber disguises herself as an aged girl and hides out within the one place nobody will look – her estranged grandmother’s nursing dwelling.
Temple Hill and Stephen “Dr” Love are producing.
Banks has been on rising star on the directing circuit chopping her enamel with a number of quick movies and this could mark her first directing job at a significant studio. She is represented by UTA, Rain Management Group, and lawyer Tara Kole.