J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Adds Six Projects to Growing Film Slate


Abrams’ Bad Robot production banner has acquired six new projects from a number of rising filmmakers.Among the titles is a feature on hip-hop artist Bobby Hall, known by his stage name Logic.

His song “1-800-273-8255” was nominated for two Grammys.

His movie, Everything Must Go, is described as Clerks for a new generation.

Hall will star and co-write with “Blackish” scribe Lisa McQuillan.Other storytellers involved on the new slate include Hell Fest writer Blair Butler, “The Good Place” executive producer Megan Amram, The Good Time Girls director Courtney Hoffman, Ben Shiffrin, writing team Dylan Meyer and Peter Glanz, and first-time director Stan Grube, who had previously served as an editor on the Bad Robot sci-fi thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane.The news comes following the release of Bad Robot’s war horror film “Overlord,” which opened with $10 million last weekend.

The production company is also involved

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