Bridget Everett (Patti Cake$), Jimmi Simpson (Date Night) and Keong Sim (Dead To Me) will also star while Oscar-nominee Juliette Lewis (August: Osage County), Golden Globe nominee Ellen Barkin (Animal Kingdom) and Emmy-winner Wanda Sykes (Bad Moms) are in advanced negotiations to join. Like Taylor’s Oscar-nominated box office hit The Help, this is a cast packed with girl power. Additional names are also expected to join the impressive ensemble.
Shoot is due to get underway in Mississippi next month. Laura Dern was previously aboard but had to drop off for scheduling reasons. Script comes from Amanda Idoko.
Recent Oscar-winner Janney will portray a pencil pusher