Disney’s Searchlight Pictures is adapting Edward Kelsey Moore’s New York Times best-selling novel “The Supremes At Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” for a new film, which 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.
According to Deadline, the film will star Uzo Aduba, Aunjanue Ellis, and Sanaa Lathan. It will also be directed by Tina Mabry, who has worked on the script with Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Uzo Aduba has previously starred in “Orange Is The New black”, Pixar’s “Lightyear and FX’s “Mrs America”. Aunjanue Ellis has recently starred in “King Richard” and will also be starring in the upcoming FX series, “Justified”. While Sanaa Lathan has recently appeared in “Love & Basketball” and “Succession”.
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.