It’s official, guys ! Code Black Entertainment has acquired the rights to author Omar Tyree’s Flyy Girl trilogy, and have brought in actress Sanaa Lathan to take on the lead role of Tracy Ellinson.
Via press release we also learned that Sanna will act as executive producer of the film, and that Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher has been tapped to pen the script.
“So many people have grown up on this series and I’m looking forward to bringing Tracy Ellison’s story to life through film, Sanaa said in her official statement. “It’s my hope to continue to help bring diverse stories to the big screen.”
Along with Flyy Girl, fans can expect to see Sanaa on the big screen via four new films: Ad Inexplorata, The Best Man Wedding, Now You See Me: The Second Act, and The Perfect Guy, which co-stars Michael Ealy and opens nationwide on September 11.