Taraji P. Henson to Make Feature Directorial Debut with High School Comedy “Two-Faced”



Taraji P. Henson is directing her first movie. Variety confirms the Oscar-nominated actress will helm, produce, and star in Bron Studios’ high school comedy “Two-Faced.” The project sees a Black high school senior facing off against a popular principal with a history of racism. “Two-Faced” centers on Joy, “whose chances to attend the college of…

Henson will play the mother of Joy, a talented Black high school senior who discovers the racist past of her school’s popular and charismatic principal. With the help of her friends, Joy sets out to reveal the truth, but soon discovers that the principal isn’t above destroying the lives of his students to protect his reputation.

Written by newcomer and UCLA graduate Cat Wilkins, the screenplay for “Two-Faced” recently won first place in the feature comedy category at the 2020 UCLA Screenwriters Showcase. Wilkins is attached as executive producer, alongside Christine Conley and Trent Hubbard. Henson will produce alongside Tim Story, Sharla Sumpter Bridgett, and BRON’s Aaron L. Gilbert.


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