Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Congrats to “Insecure” actress and Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae. She will be making her film debut alongside Bill Hader in the upcoming comedy, “Empress of Serenity.”

According to S&A, the film project is loosely based on the David Foster Wallace novel and follows an animal rights lawyer who is shocked by the news of his mother’s death and finds unexpected friendship after he is coerced by his estranged father to go na 45 days cruise. Rae will star as Michelle, a reclusive kindred spirit in the cabin next door who becomes both the aid and the obstacle in Hader’s character’s elaborate plan to win back his ex-wife.

Production is slated to begin after this summer.

Also look for Rae to executive produce a new comedy series titled, “Minimum Wage.” It follows a group of workers at a run-down fast food restaurant in L.A. try to improve their business and their lives.

Stay tuned…

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