Posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 by Hoai-Tran Bui
Lee Daniels‘ name still carries a lot of clout, even as the Oscar-nominated director takes his sweet time deciding what his next project will be. After earning tons of accolades for Precious in 2009, Daniels made the jump to TV, co-creating the immensely popular Empire.
But he hasn’t directed a feature film since 2013’s The Butler, though his name has been attached to a Terms of Endearment remake. Now the director is in talks to helm a Billie Holiday biopic with singer-songwriter Andra Day eyed to play the jazz icon.