|Directed by||Nisha Ganatra|
|Written by||Flora Greeson|
|Distributed by||Focus Features|
It is scheduled to be released on May 8, 2020, by Focus Features.
In February 2019, it was announced Nisha Ganatra would direct the film, from a screenplay by Flora Greeson. Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will serve as producers on the film under their Working Title Films banner. In May 2019, it was announced Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Zoë Chao had joined the cast of the film. Ice Cube and June Diane Raphael were added in June. Bill Pullman, Eddie Izzard and Diplo were added to the cast.
Principal photography began in May 2019.
Reportedly, according to a few sources, the movie will be about an aspiring music producer (Johnson) who works as an assistant to a legendary singer. As the producer tries to juggle her demanding assistant’s job, she will also have to figure out her own career.
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- June Diane Raphael Boards ‘Covers’ Comedy From Focus Features & Working Title
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