CS Video: Breaking News in Yuba County, Interviews with Janney & Sykes
Ahead of the film’s digital and select debut, ComingSoon.net had the opportunity to chat with Oscar winner Allison Janney (Me Tonya) and Emmy Award winner Wanda Sykes (Blackish) to discuss their roles in the black crime comedy Latest news in Yuba County. Our interviews can be viewed in the player below!
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In Latest news in Yuba County, after her husband goes missing, an underrated suburban wife Sue Buttons has a taste of being a local celebrity as she sets out on a search to find him. She quickly finds herself on top of her head, dodging cops, criminals and local journalists in an attempt to uncover the truth. After being neglected for such a long time, Sue goes to exaggerated efforts to extend her “15 minutes of fame” and keep the truth from coming out.
The R-rated film will be directed by Allison Janney (Me Tonya), Mila Kunis (Bad moms), Awkwafina (The farewell, Ocean’s 8) and Regina Hall (Girls trip). It will also star Wanda Sykes (Almighty Evan), Juliette Lewis (Cape Fear), Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale), Jimmi Simpson (Westworld), Clifton Collins Jr. (Thief), Bridget Everett, Dominic Burgess (My), Keong Sim (Dead to me), Chris Lowell (GLOW), with Matthew Modine (And the Band Played On) and Ellen Barkin (Switch).
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Latest news in Yuba County is directed by Tate Taylor from a screenplay written by Amanda Idoko. This project will mark the last collaboration between Janney and Taylor, who previously collaborated on Ugly and The train girl.