Exclusive: Aisha Tyler
has been set to direct Vigilante, a female-themed thriller scripted by Irwin Winkler
and Jose Ruisanchez
. Winkler, who has Creed II opening next week, will produce.
Pic is described as a socially charged #MeToo era thriller that follows the journey of a young woman who, after suffering a brutal attack, channels her anger and grief into protecting others. The film shines a light on shining a spotlight on a cross section of survivors whose voices have been dulled by societal complacency and indifference.
Best known for her actress turns on Friends
, Criminal Minds
and lending her voice the FX
’s Archer, Tyler received critical acclaim for her feature directorial debut, Axis
, an indie psychological thriller that won awards at numerous festivals. She also directed episodes of Criminal Minds
“Irwin’s body of work is extraordinary, and his taste impeccable,” said Tyler. “I am thrilled he has