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.
The feature also stars Uzo Aduba, Aunjanue Ellis, Sanaa Lathan and Mekhi Phifer (ER).
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.