Lex Scott Davis and Shamier Anderson have joined the cast of Mo McRae’s directorial debut, A Lot of Nothing. The join the already announced cast that includes Y’lan Noel and Cleopatra Coleman.
David Oyelowo is executive producing the project and McRae and Sarah Kelly Kaplan wrote the script. The film centers on a married couple living in a Los Angeles suburb. After they witness their next-door neighbor, who is the police officer, murder an unarmed motorist, they take matters into their own hands. And that’s when the plot turns dangerous.
Davis will play Candy, the pregnant fiancée of Jamal, played by Anderson.
This film will reunite Davis and Noel and Davis and Anderson. Davis starred in The First Purge with Noel and she also starred in Son of the South alongside Anderson.
McRae, Inny Clemons, Anonymous Content, Mansa Productions founder Kellon Akeem, and Jason Tamasco of Bad Idea are also producing this film.⠀⠀
Davis was recently cast in the ABC pilot Rebel, playing Katey Sagal’s daughter. She will star in Peter Farrelly’s Quibi comedy series, The Now, next. After that Davis will star opposite Jason Momoa in the Netflix film, Sweet Girl. Management 360, CAA, and Jackoway Austen rep Davis.
Anderson’s recent credits include Drake Doremus’ Endings, Beginnings and the third season of Amazon’s Goliath. Up next for him is Netflix’s sci-fi thriller Awake, Joe Penna’s Stowaway, with Anna Kendrick and Toni Colette, and AMC’s six-part anthology series For Life. He’s repped by CAA and Mosaic.