Blumhouse’s ‘The Lady In The Yard’ Provides Okwui Okpokwasili


EXCLUSIVE: Okwui Okpokwasili has been set to star in Jaume Collet-Serra’s The Lady within the Yard from Blumhouse for Common.

The actress joins Danielle Deadwyler, who was beforehand introduced. 

Like all Blumhouse films within the works, the pic’s plot is being stored secret.

This can be a reteaming for Okpokwasili with Blumhouse as she beforehand starred of their fall title Exorcist: Believer. She additionally stars in Marvel Studios/Disney+’s upcoming collection, Agatha: Coven of Chaos, and has starred in Grasp for Prime Video; and in such films as DistantMadeline’s Madeline, and Bronx Gothic.

In 2022, she starred in within the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of for coloured women who’ve thought-about suicide / when the rainbow is enuf. Her work has been commissioned by BAM, The Walker Artwork Heart, Danspace Challenge, Efficiency Area New York, the Heart for the Artwork of Efficiency at UCLA, amongst different establishments. She has held residencies at MoMA, Maggie Allesee Nationwide Choreographic Heart, the Decrease Manhattan Cultural Council, the Rauschenberg Basis Captiva Residency, and New York Dwell Arts, the place she was a Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist. Okpokwasili is represented by Modern Artists and Brillstein Leisure Companions. 

The Lady within the Yard is written by Sam Stefanak. Jason Blum and Stephanie Allain are producers on the movie. Collet-Serra, Deadwyler, Gabrielle Ebron, Scott Greenberg and James Moran are government producers. Haley Pigman and Jungyoon Kim are the executives masking the movie for Blumhouse. The Lady within the Yard is a Blumhouse manufacturing for Common. 

Collet-Serra directed Dwayne Johnson’s largest solo opening on the field workplace, Black Adam for Warner Bros/DC, which debued to $67M and finaled at $168.1M stateside, $393.4M WW.


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