Universal Pictures has won an auction for a sci-fi comedy that is a star vehicle for Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, who will re-team with the principals behind Little Monsters, the 2019 Sundance film that sold to NEON and Hulu.
Abe Forsythe is writing the script and directing, while Nyong’o will produce with Made Up Stories’ Bruna Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky. Emil Stern, Sigmund Stern and Jeanne Snow will be executive producers.
The project was pitched as Miss Universe, but it won’t be released under that title, according to Deadline, and sources describe it as Men In Black meets Miss Congeniality. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.