Issa Rae & LaKeith Stanfield to Star in “The Photograph”

Issa Rae. Photo by Neil Rasmus/BFA/REX/Shutterstock (9703415bh)

Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield join The Photograph. 

The two will star side-by-side in the romantic comedy.

The feature penned by Meghie impressed Universal so much that, according to Variety, they paid big to have it. Meghie will also direct the rom-com, which is described for now only as centered on intertwining love stories in the past and present. 

Meghie who made her directorial debut in 2016 with Jean of the Joneses. She will also executive produce alongside Rae. Will Packer will produce with James Lopez under his company Will Packer Productions and Mika Pryce will oversee production for Universal.

Rae credits include HBO’s Insecure. You can see her next in Little as well as The Lovebirds. Stanfield starred in The Girl in the Spider’s Web and Sorry to Bother You. You can see him next on Netflix’s Someone Great.