Musician and actress Brandy Norwood is set to star in A24’s The Front Room. This psychological horror film is directed by the Eggers brothers, Max and Sam Eggers.
A24 is a New York-based independent entertainment company that specializes in film and television production. This company is behind reputable projects such as Everything Everywhere All At Once, Uncut Gems, Midsommar, Lady Bird, HBO’s Euphoria, and plenty more.
For their new feature filmmaking debut, the Egger brothers adapted the screenplay with the same name from Susan Hill’s “The Front Room.” According to Variety, the film is based on a young, newly pregnant couple forced to take in an ailing stepmother who had been alienated from the family.
As well as award-winning artist Brandy Norwood, the movie will feature actors Kathryn Hunter, Andrew Burnap, and Neal Huff.
The Eggers Brothers
Max Eggers, one of the two brothers that are making the new movie, is well-known in the film community for writing the script for A24’s The Lighthouse. This Best Cinematography-nominated movie starred Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. Prior to this, Sam Eggers co-wrote the 2018 documentary, Olympia. This film was based on Olympia Dukakis’s career.
Brandy is excited!
Brandy shared the good news on her Instagram. The 90’s music icon posted a screenshot of Variety’s article and wrote, “Can’t wait for y’all to see this”. She continued, “God you’re Awesome!!!! I trust you with my entire life. Thank you for this amazing opportunity to work with this unbelievable cast, crew, and the studio everyone wants to work with, and of course my Eggers fam.”
Check out the IG post here.
In addition to being a talented singer and songwriter, Brandy is no stranger to the film limelight. The artist made her first television debut in the 1993 sitcom Thea. Following this, the actress starred in her own sitcom, hand-picked by Whitney Houston to play Cinderella, and played a supporting role in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. By the 2010s, Brandy continued to work on set in different films, television series, and reality television.
The Front Room still doesn’t have a release date yet. However, we are eagerly waiting!