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Asante Blackk, Tiffany Haddish to Star in Landscape With Invisible Hand

Asante Blackk and Tiffany Haddish are starring in the sci-fi film adaptation of M.T. Anderson’s novel Landscape With Invisible Hand for MGM and Plan B.

Cory Finley wrote and directed the film which is described as a “heightened comedy set in a deeply stratified, alien future. It is based on M.T. Anderson’s novel of the same name.

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Cory Finley is writing and directing the film that depicts a near future in which an alien species known as the Vuvv has taken over Earth. After the Vuvv’s labor-saving technology causes Earth’s job market and global economy to collapse, a teenage aspiring artist (Blackk) and his girlfriend cook up a way to make much-needed money by broadcasting their dating life to the fascinated aliens. Unfortunately, things go badly when, over time, the two teens come to hate each other and can’t break up without bankrupting their families.⁠

Haddish will play the teen’s mother.

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The pic will be released theatrically in the U.S. via MGM’s distribution and marketing joint venture United Artists Releasing. Plan B and Annapurna are producing.⁠

Asante Blackk is most known for starring in the Netflix miniseries When They See Us and NBC’s This is Us. Blackk also recently starred in the scripted podcast “Here Comes the Break.

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