Brandy is headed to the big screen with The Eggers Brothers’ psychological thriller The Front Room, for A24 films. Kathryn Hunter, Andrew Burnap, and Neal Huff also star in the fiLm.
The Egger Brothers are making their directorial debut with the film which follows a young, newly pregnant couple forced to take in an ailing stepmother who has long been estranged from the family. The brothers also penned the script which is based on Susan Hill’s short story.
A24 is producing alongside Lucan Toh, Babak Anvari and Bryan Sonderman of Two & Two Pictures, and Julia Oh and David Hinojosa of 2AM. A24 is also financing the film and handling global distribution.
Norwood is a Grammy-winning musician and actress who stars in the ABC series Queens, and has also been seen on shows like Star, Zoe Ever After, The Game, Drop Dead Diva, 90210 and Moesha among others. Notable film credits include The Perfect Match, Osmosis Jones, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella for ABC.
Hunter is an Olivier Award winner whose credits on the film side include The Tragedy of Macbeth, Tale of Tales, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and All or Nothing. Notable TV credits include HBO Max’s Landscapers and HBO’s Rome. Coming up next for the actress is the sci-fi romance Poor Things from director Yorgos Lanthimos.
Burnap is a Tony winner who has been set as the male lead for Disney’s live-action adaptation of Snow White with Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot. Recent credits include the series Under the Banner of Heaven and WeCrashed.
Huff has recently been seen in films including Waves, Radium Girls, All Square, Beirut, Monsters and Men and Beach Rats among others. Notable credits on the TV side include The Sinner, Mare of Easttown, Show Me a Hero and The Wire.
Max Eggers previously co-wrote the script for his brother Robert Eggers’ acclaimed film The Lighthouse, with Sam Eggers co-writing the Olympia Dukakis doc Olympia.