Gabrielle Union To Star & Produce “Breaking In” With Will PackerPosted by Wilson Morales
May 31, 2017
Deadline is reporting that Gabrielle Union is set to star and produce Breaking In, which reunites her with executive producer Will Packer. Together, the duo worked on BET’s Being Mary Jane, where Packer is the current executive producer, and last year’s dramedy Almost Christmas.
Breaking In will be directed by directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta). Union is producing the feature with Packer, James Lopez, and Practical Picture’s Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor from a screenplay by Ryan Engle. The script was based on a pitch from Jaime Primak Sullivan who is on as executive producer with Valerie Bleth Sharp and Jeff Morrone.
With production set to start in July, the film centers on a woman who fights to protect the ones she loves during a home invasion.
Union was last seen opposite Jamie Foxx in Sleepless. Her previous and notable film credits include Bring It On, Deliver Us From Eva, Bad Boyz II, Think Like a Man, Think Like a Man Too and last year’s The Birth of a Nation.
In addition to producing Breaking In, Union has executive produced the TV movie With This Ring, the series Being Mary Jane and the film Almost Christmas.
Union will next be seen in indie drama The Public, while Packer has director Malcolm D. Lee’s comedy Girls Trip due here on July 21, followed by a remake of Jacob’s Ladder.