Today in FLY news, FLY Girl Sanaa Lathan teams up with Codeblack Films and signs on to star in and executive produce the feature film adaptation of Omar Tyree’s popular book trilogy ‘Flyy Girl’.
Lathan is looking to stay real busy as she is also starring in the upcoming thriller The Perfect Guy, Now You See Me 2 and The Best Man Wedding.
Lathan on signing on to the movie:
I’m pleased to executive produce and star in Lionsgate and Codeblack’s incredible adaptation of Omar Tyree’s iconic Flyy Girl trilogy,”said Lathan. “So many people have grown up on this series and I’m looking forward to bringing Tracy Ellison’s story to life through film. It’s my hope to continue to help bring diverse stories to the big screen.
In more FLY news about the upcoming film adaptation of Flyy Girl, Academy award winning writer Geoffrey Fletcher (Precious) has also signed on to the project.
Tyree’s books have been read by over 8 million people and have grossed more than $30 million for publishing giant Simon & Schuster. We are looking forward to hearing more news about this upcoming film and we will keep you up to date as more news comes on it.
Source: Kevin Stuck Stuckey/ Code Black Films