WEEK IN WOMEN: Jessica Yu’s QUIZ LADY comes to Hulu – Brandy McDonnell reports

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Jessica Yu‘s Quiz Lady, a hilarious and heartfelt comedy from 20th Century Studios, will premiere Nov. 3 exclusively on Hulu in the United States.

Starring Awkwafina and Sandra Oh, the original film about a dysfunctional family and the game show that just might be the key to their salvation also will stream on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.

In the R-rated film, the brilliant but tightly wound Anne (Awkwafina), who is obsessed with game shows, and her estranged, train-wreck of a sister Jenny (Oh) must work together to help cover their mother’s gambling debts. When Anne’s beloved dog is kidnapped, they set out on a wild, cross-country trek to get the cash the only way they know how: by turning Anne into a game show champion. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.