Queen Latifah To Produce Teen Comedy Created By Alumna Angela Tucker '15

April 23, 2019

Paper Chase, co-written and directed by Angela Tucker ‘15 and co-written by former staff member, Lauren Domino, will be produced by Queen Latifah through her Flavor Unit production company. Latifah will also make an appearance in the teen comedy which “will follow an ideal driven, well-meaning New Orleans teenager named Alicia, who is ready to reinvent herself at Kensington University in Atlanta,” according to Variety. “Lauren Domino and Angela Tucker are such great talents and we can’t wait to get started,” Latifah told Variety.

 

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Angela Tucker '15

 

Angela Tucker (Founder/President) is an Emmy nominated producer, writer and director. Her directorial work includes All Styles, a dance movie in post production starring Fik-Shun (So You Think You Can Dance) and Heather Morris (Glee); Black Folk Don't, a documentary web series in its fourth season featured in Time Magazine’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life” and (A)Sexual a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu for four years. She is in her sixth year as Series Producer of the PBS strand, Afropop and was co-producer on The New Black. In 2006, she co-founded TuckerGurl LLC, a production company passionate about telling compelling and irreverent stories about underrepresented communities. Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative fellow.

 

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Lauren Domino

 

Lauren Domino (Writer/Producer) is a native of New Orleans. Her film producing work includes season two of the acclaimed web series Black Folk Don't, and several short films. She is also co-producer of The Old Fish a short for TIME Inc and Killer Films. With a passion for increasing the profiles of women and people of color in film she has worked with The New Orleans Film Society to launch Emerging Voices a mentoring initiative for people of color. Domino previously served as the Director of Columbia University Film Festival.