Kyanna Simone (American Horror Stories), Tati Gabrielle (You), Abigail Achiri (The Underground Railroad), Julian McMahon (FBI: Most Wanted, Nip/Tuck), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Blue Bayou) and Tony Winters (National Champions) have joined the cast of Searchlight Pictures’ adaptation of Tina Mabry’s “The Supremes At Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat.”
The film follows three best friends dubbed “The Supremes,” who have weathered life’s storms together for two generations through marriage and children, happiness and the blues, find their paths at a crossroads that test their lifelong bond.
Tony Winters will play Big Earl. Simone, Gabrielle and Achiri will play younger versions of those roles.
Mabry will direct. Gina Prince-Bythewood penned the script, with revisions by Mabry.
Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen’s Temple Hill Entertainment is producing, with Production Heads DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas overseeing for Searchlight, along with Director of Production Zahra Phillips and Creative Executive Apolline Berty.
Principal photography on the project is already underway in North Carolina. A release date for “The Supremes At Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” has not been announced yet.