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Issa Rae Lands Major New Gig!

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#IssaAnotherWin for Issa Rae!

The Insecure creator/star has just landed her big screen debut. Rae will star opposite Bill Hader in the drama-comedy Empress of Serenity, directed by “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” author and screenwriter Jesse Andrews. The film centers on a lawyer who’s coerced into taking an ocean cruise in order to bond with his estranged father. Production is planned for August.

According to Variety:

Hader plays a man whose elaborate plan to win back his ex-wife is upended when he is guilted into a month-long mega-cruise with his widowed father. Rae plays a reclusive kindred spirit in the cabin next door who becomes both the aid and the obstacle in his plan.

If Issa’s in it, then we’ll see it!

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