The previous First Daughter could also be making her directorial debut.
Malia Obama, the eldest daughter of former US President Barack Obama, just lately made headlines for her foray into the movie trade. The 23-year-old is engaged on a brief movie for Gilga, Donald Glover’s new firm.
In a canopy story for GQ journal, Glover, the actor-writer-producer, alluded to a brand new mission with the previous president’s daughter. Malia is not any stranger to the movie trade and has already labored with Glover. The 2 collaborated on the favored Amazon Prime sequence Swarm, which aired March 17, for which she wrote the sixth episode.
Glover mentioned how he guides Malia by way of the leisure trade as a part of the GQ cowl, explaining that he not solely works along with her, but additionally mentors her.
“The very first thing we did was speak about the truth that she is going to solely do that as soon as. You’re Obama’s daughter. So when you make a nasty film, it can hang-out you,” he advised GQ.
“Understanding somebody like Malia’s cachet means one thing. However we actually needed to verify she may make what she needed, even when it was a gradual course of.
Glover was tight-lipped about all the mission and didn’t reveal whether or not Malia would direct the movie. Regardless of the thrill surrounding her new mission, Malia has stored a low profile and has but to make any official statements. The plot particulars of the brief are additionally stored quiet.
Earlier than working as a manufacturing assistant on Halle Berry’s CBS sci-fi drama sequence Extant, the Harvard grad interned at Lena Dunham’s Ladies and on the Weinstein Firm.
Final March, Glover advised Self-importance Truthful, “I really feel like she’s simply somebody who’s going to do actually good issues quickly. Her writing fashion is nice.”
Written by Zana Zee Keough
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