Brandy to star in new A24 horror film ‘The Front Room’


Brandy Norwood will star in a new psychological horror film known as The Front Room, which is being written and directed by Max and Sam Eggers – the youthful brothers of The Witch, The Lighthouse and The Northman filmmaker Robert Eggers.

In accordance to Selection, the A24 film – which was tailored from a brief story by English creator Susan Hill – follows a “young, newly pregnant couple forced to take in an ailing stepmother who has long been estranged from the family.” Alongside Norwood, The Front Room may even star Kathryn Hunter, Andrew Burnap and Neal Huff.

“It’s official! THE FRONT ROOM from The Eggers’ Brothers. Can’t wait for y’all to see this,” Norwood wrote on Instagram when sharing the information. “God you’re Awesome!!!! I trust you with my entire life. Thank you for this amazing opportunity to work with this unbelievable cast, crew, and the studio everyone wants to work with and of course my Eggers fam.”

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The Front Room will mark the most recent in a protracted line of movies that Norwood has starred in over the previous 25 years, debuting in the titular function of 1997’s Cinderella. She appeared in I Nonetheless Know What You Did Final Summer season the next yr, was in the voice solid for 2001’s Osmosis Jones, and in 2016 appeared in romantic comedy The Good Match.

The film will mark the youthful Eggers brothers’ directorial debut. Max Eggers co-wrote the screenplay for The Lighthouse with brother Robert, which was additionally launched by A24. Sam Eggers wrote and edited Olympia, a 2018 documentary about Olympia Dukakis, and was additionally a manufacturing assistant on The Witch.

Coincidentally, the announcement of The Front Room comes the identical week as one other A24 horror film that may characteristic musicians. I Noticed The TV Glow – a joint mission from A24 and Fruit Tree – will characteristic appearances from Phoebe Bridgers, Limp Bizkit‘s Fred Durst, Lindsey Jordan (aka Snail Mail), Sloppy Jane and King Lady.

In different Brandy information, again in June, she joined Jack Harlow on the 2022 BET Awards to carry out the rapper’s hit ‘First Class’. It got here after she delivered a formidable freestyle over the track’s Fergie-sampling beat in Might.

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