Queen Latifah & Jill Scott Sign On For Upcoming Movie About Flint


Queen Latifah, Betsy Brandt (Life In Pieces, Breaking Bad), Jill Scott and Marin Ireland are set to feature Flint, Lifetime’s single video about the water-defilement emergency in Flint, MI, from Sony Pictures TV. Ruler Latifah likewise will fill in as an official maker on the venture close by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, and Katie Couric, rejoining with Zadan and Meron, Lifetime and Sony TV in the wake of working together on Steel Magnolias, the third most-watched unique broadcast ever in the system’s history.

Coordinated by Bruce Beresford from a script by Barbara Stepansky, Flint was motivated when main magazine story, “The Toxic Tap,” by Josh Sanburn. It takes after the genuine story of three ladies from Flint who looked for equity taking after the wrongdoing submitted against the occupants of the city who were unwittingly drinking and utilizing lead-loaded water. Their activities roused a national development for safe drinking water notwithstanding the political forces conflicting with them every step of the way. Brandt, Scott, and Ireland will play genuine activists, and Latifah will play a fourth inhabitant, battling to uncover the hurting of the group amid the terrible occasions of the water emergency.

Cher was beforehand appended to star in, and official delivery, however, hauled out a month ago referring to a genuine family issue that keeps her from leaving Los Angeles. Stone starts generation one week from now in Toronto.

Zadan and Meron of Storyline Entertainment and Couric official create nearby Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere using their Flavor Unit. Storyline’s Mark Nicholson fills in the as co-official maker.

Breaking Bad alumna Brandt, now one of the stars of the CBS comic drama arrangement Life In Pieces is repped by TalentWorks, Patty Woo administration, and lawyer John Moonves.