Film News Roundup: ‘Girls Trip’ Director Malcolm D. Lee Boards ‘The Spoils’

In today’s film news roundup, Malcolm D.

Lee is developing an action comedy, a Steve McQueen biopic is in the works and the Meet the Press Film Festival is set for Oct.

7.Project Launches“Girls Trip” director-producer Malcolm D.

Lee is developing the action comedy “The Spoils” for Lionsgate to produce through his Blackmaled Productions.The studio has hired Roshan Sethi and Hayley Schore to write the script, which centers on a group of immigrants who decide to recover stolen artifacts from a museum in London.

Sethi and Schore wrote “The Resident” for Fox and “Code Black” for TBS.Lee’s directing credits include “Night School,” “Barbershop: The Next Cut” and “The Best Man Holiday,” which he also produced.

He’s currently shooting “Space Jam 2.”Lee is repped by Paradigm and Del, Shaw, Moonves; Sethi and Schore are repped by Lit Entertainment and The Nord Group.

The news was first reported by Deadline.

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