Producer powerhouse Will Packer is weeks away from the release of director Malcolm D. Lee’s upcoming comedy, Girls Night. In the meantime, Packer will be reuniting with actress Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane, Sleepless) for the upcoming drama, Breaking In, with cameras rolling in July.
Ninja Assassin and The Raven helmer James McTeigue is directing from a screenplay by Ryan Engle which centers on a woman who fights to protect the ones she loves during a home invasion. Union is also producing with Packer, James Lopez and Practical Pictures’s Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor. Jaime Primak Sullivan who pitched the script idea is executive producing as are Valerie Bleth Sharp and Jeff Morrone.
Union is represented by CAA and Primary Wave with Packer and McTeigue both by by CAA. Original Artists represents Engle. (Deadline)