Lee Daniels Boards Lesbian Love Story ‘Pimp’ as Producer (Exclusive)
Lee Daniels has signed on to executive produce the indie urban drama film Pimp.Written and directed by Christine Crokos, the love story stars Keke Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee), Haley Ramm (The Originals), Aunjanue Ellis (The Help), Vanessa Morgan (Finding Carter), Mike E.
Winfield (Conversations in L.A.), Edi Cathegi (Twilight) and Dmx.Pimp marks the first film that Daniels — the writer-director-producer behind such hits as Empire, Star, Precious and The Butler — has executive produced.
The impetus for his involvement stemmed from wanting to support a new generation of filmmakers with authentic voices and a unique approach to storytelling.Pimp…
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