EXCLUSIVE: Jillian Bell (Brittany Runs a Marathon) has been tapped to star alongside Eddie Murphy and Tracee Ellis Ross within the vacation comedy Sweet Cane Lane, which Reginald Hudlin is directing for Amazon.
The plot of the movie taking pictures in Los Angeles, as a part of the California Movie & Tv Tax Credit score Program, is beneath wraps. However its author, Kelly Youthful, primarily based the script on his personal childhood vacation experiences. Producers embrace Murphy and Charisse Hewitt-Webster for Eddie Murphy Productions, and Brian Grazer and Karen Lunder for Think about Leisure.
Sweet Cane Lane is the primary movie being made beneath a three-picture and first-look movie deal between Murphy and Amazon Studios and can finally stream on Prime Video in additional than 240 nations and territories worldwide.
Bell is an Emmy-nominated actress, author and producer who was beforehand in enterprise with Prime Video because the exec producer and star of the acclaimed indie Brittany Runs a Marathon, which claimed the U.S. Dramatic Viewers Award at Sundance earlier than happening to earn Bell the Fairbanks Award on the San Diego Movie Competition. Different notable movie credit for her embrace Sword of Belief, Tough Evening, Fist Combat, Workplace Christmas Get together, The Evening Earlier than, 22 Leap Road and Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice and The Grasp, to call a couple of.
Bell co-created, wrote, produced and starred in Comedy Central’s Idiotsitter and has additionally been seen on such sequence as Workaholics, Eastbound & Down, Portlandia, Companions and Curb Your Enthusiasm, together with a large assortment within the animated house. She most just lately appeared alongside Parker Posey within the AMC anthology sequence Tales of the Strolling Useless and starred reverse Natalie Morales within the Brandon Dermer-directed sci-fi dramedy I’m Completely Superb for Decal.
Different upcoming initiatives for Bell embrace Charlie Day’s directorial debut El Tonto, Netflix’s Homicide Thriller 2, and the comedy Reunion with Billy Magnussen and Lil Rel Howery. She is represented by CAA, 3 Arts Leisure, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman.