Searchlight Pictures is putting together an all-star cast for their upcoming adaptation of Tina Mabry’s The Supremes At Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat. The project is based on the 2013 New York Times best-selling novel by Edward Kelsey Moore.
According to Deadline, Uzo Aduba (Lightyear), Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard), and Sanaa Lathan (Love & Basketball) will headline the film that follows three best friends dubbed “The Supremes,” who have weathered life’s storms together for two generations through marriage and children, happiness and the blues, find their paths at a crossroads that test their lifelong bond.
Mabry will direct the project. Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Old Guard) penned the script, with revisions by Mabry. Prince-Bythewood’s involvement reunites her with Lathan, who starred in Love & Basketball, which Prince-Bythewood directed.
Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen’s Temple Hill Entertainment is producing, with Production Heads DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas overseeing for Searchlight, along with Director of Production Zahra Phillips and Creative Executive Apolline Berty.