Daniel Kaluuya to star in new film Queen & Slim written by Lena Waithe and James Frey

Queen & Slim will be directed by Melina Matsoukas

July 19, 2018
Daniel Kaluuya to star in new film <i>Queen & Slim</i> written by Lena Waithe and James Frey Theo Wargo, Paras Griffin / Getty Images

Daniel Kaluuya will star in a new thriller named Queen & Slim written by Lena Waithe, and James Frey, The Hollywood Reporter reports. The film, which will be directed by Melina Matsoukas, will reportedly be a "Bonnie & Clyde" type film about a black man and woman who kill a cop in self-defense after being pulled over and must go on the run.

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Kaluuya will play the role of Slim, while no one has yet been selected to play Queen. The script was written by Waithe, with the treatment by Frey; Queen & Slim will be Matsoukas feature directorial debut.

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Daniel Kaluuya to star in new film Queen & Slim written by Lena Waithe and James Frey