By Creative Media Times
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross, known for her roles in the the comedy television series Girlfriends and Black-ish is taking on the music industry in “The High Note.” The film marks her first big-screen role since comedy-drama Daddy’s Little Girls (2007).
Directed by Nisha Ganatra, the film features Ross as Grace Davis, a middle-aged musical superstar in a crossroads in her career.This is Ganatra’s follow-up to the Mindy Kaling-starrer comedy-drama “Late Night” from last year.
The film also stars Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Bill Pullman, Zoe Chao, Eddie Izzard and Ice Cube. The movie is written by Flora Greeson.
Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.
“The High Note” is set to be released on May 8, 2020, by Focus Features.