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Halle Bailey secures starring role in upcoming film from Pharrell Williams and Michel Gondry

Written by on 04/04/2024

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Halle Bailey¬†has¬†secured another film¬†in which she’ll flex her acting skills. Variety reports she’ll star¬†opposite Kelvin Harrison Jr.¬†and¬†The Holdovers Oscar winner Da‚ÄôVine Joy Randolph¬†in an untitled Universal Pictures project from¬†Pharrell Williams and¬†Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind filmmaker Michel Gondry.

The project is a¬†described as a “coming-of-age musical” that takes place in Virginia Beach in the summer of 1977. Williams’ upbringing in the city‚Äôs Atlantis Apartments serves as the inspiration for the film.

Martin Hynes and Steven Levenson¬†ÔĽŅwrote the script for the film, which Gondry will direct.¬†Williams and his collective i am OTHER will produce alongside Gil Netter and his Gil Netter Productions. Overseeing the project will be Universal‚Äôs Senior Vice President of Production Development Ryan Jones and Director of Production Development Christine Sun. It’s not yet clear what role Bailey will play.

 

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