Lakeith Stanfield Joins Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise, & Brittany Snow In Netflix’s Rom-Com Someone GreatPosted by Wilson Morales
March 31, 2018
THR is reporting that Lakeith Stanfield is joining Gina Rodriguez & DeWanda Wise, Brittany Snow in the Netflix rom-com Someone Great.
Jennifer Kaytin Robinson wrote and will direct the feature that centers on a woman (Rodriguez) who, after a heart-wrenching breakup, decides to seek adventure in New York City with her two best friends before she moves across the country for her dream job.
Stanfield will play her ex-boyfriend, with Brittany Snow and DeWanda Wise as Rodriguez’s onscreen friends.
Rodriguez is producing via her I Can and I Will Productions banner along with Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson of Feigco Entertainment, and Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron of Likely Story. Feigco’s Dan Magnante and Likely Story’s Stefanie Azpiazu will serve as executive producers alongside Kaytin Robinson, while I Can and I Will’s Emily Gipson will serve as a co-producer on the project. Production is slated to start next week.
Stanfield can currently be seen on the second season of Donald Glover’s FX series, Atlanta, and will next be seen in Netflix’s drama Come Sunday with Chiwetel Ejiofor. Upcoming films include Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You and The Girl in the Spider’s Web, which he’s currently shooting. Stanfield’s past credits include Short Term 12, Selma, Dope, Straight Outta Compton, and Crown Heights.