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Screenwriter Andrea Berloff will direct and adapt female-driven mob drama “The Kitchen” for New Line, TheWrap has learned. The film will be the directorial debut for the Academy Award-nominated “Straight Outta Compton” screenwriter. “The Kitchen” is based on the comic book series by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle for Vertigo from DC Entertainment. Also Read: 22 Percent Fewer Women Directed 2016's Top 250 Movies, New Study Finds It is described as a classic gangster story told from a fresh Pov. When a group of Irish mobsters are sent to prison, their wives take over their jailed spouses’ organized crime operations, subverting gender tropes to become. »

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