Keke Palmer’s Upcoming Film ‘Alice’: Here’s Everything We Know

by Jeremy Spirogis
Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer is among the busiest and hardest-working folks in Hollywood. With a brand new announcement, it appears to be like just like the actress, producer and host’s upcoming slate is about to get even busier.

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Keke Palmer is on a roll proper now

Palmer has been conquering a number of mediums just lately in tv, movie and extra. She is presently the co-host of the afternoon spinoff of Good Morning America, GMA3: Strahan, Sara and Keke. Her most up-to-date movie position was within the movie Hustlers. The critically-acclaimed flick additionally starred Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles and Cardi B. If all of this wasn’t sufficient Palmer can be the host of the reboot of Singled Out on Quibi.

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There have been rumors {that a} reboot of her hit 2010s Nickelon sequence, True Jackson, VP could possibly be coming quickly. However, nothing official has been confirmed but. Her former co-star Robbie Amell talked concerning the rumors in a latest interview. He stated “I was learning about it as people online were learning about it. And then me and Keke and Ashley [Argota] and Matt [Shively] were all kind of texting back and forth, like, ‘This would be really fun. This would be awesome.’ So I don’t know if there’s any real truth to it right now…But I would definitely jump back in. I love that show and, you know, it was one of my first real jobs in L.A.”

She will produce and star in an upcoming movie

Thursday, it was introduced that Palmer will star in and govt produce the upcoming movie Alice. The movie is written by Krystin Ver Linden, who will even direct the pic.

The official description for the movie is as follows;

Alice is impressed by the true occasions of a lady of servitude in 1800s Georgia, who escapes the 55-acre confines of her captor to find the surprising actuality that exists past the tree line… it’s 1973.

In a press launch, Palmer stated, “So many films that depict this time in our history are rooted in [the] victimization of the black female lead. This story is the opposite and that’s what attracted me to Krystin’s perspective. It tackles the harsh realities of slavery and white supremacy while also offering inspiration and vindication through the story of Alice’s journey. I don’t want anyone to leave the theater feeling debilitated, I want them to feel empowered.”

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“Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny,” added Ver Linden. “Huey Newton’s resounding quote has been affixed on my corkboard for as long as I can remember picking up a pen to write. Those words echo every creative endeavor that I’ve undergone, so when I read about the true story of a woman who escaped the confines of a self-proclaimed plantation, becomes radicalized and seeks out her oppressor… It spoke to me on a very deep, undeniable level. Keke is a force to be reckoned with. Her talent, truth, strength and depth are beyond words and measure… A virtuoso of Keke’s caliber is a genuine dream to work with.”

Alice kicks off manufacturing this August in Georgia.

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