exclusive: we heard apple wins multi-studio bidding war for Sim Fabry novel wolf hustle, The story of a young black woman rising through the male-dominated Wall Street. until Producer chinonechukuu is in the process of adapting it as a feature, directing and producing under her Where’s the Fire banner Entertainment 360.
exist wolf hustle, A former Wall Street broker, Fabré offers a riveting and unapologetic portrait of young black women succeeding in the testosterone-filled New York business world. In her deconstruction of the business world, the author wrestles with what is most meaningful in life, ultimately beating Wall Street at its own game.The project is called Hybrid wolf of wall street and big short Set in New York in the 1990s. wolf hustle is her debut novel.
Priya Satiani, Guymon Casady and Alex Holcomb of Entertainment 360 serve as producers.
Chukwu recently directed and co-wrote the award-winning film until From MGM, based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley and her quest for justice for her son Emmett Louis Till, who was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 at the age of 14. The film has its world premiere at the New York Film Festival during a Spotlight screening and opens in theaters on October 14, 2022.
2019 Chuku self-written and directed feature film kindness, it won the American Drama Jury Prize at Sundance and received rave reviews. Nominated for Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay (Chukwu) and Best Actress (Alfre Woodard) at the Independent Spirit Awards, the film won a Gotham Award and was recognized at a string of international film festivals.
Chukwu is represented by CAA, Entertainment 360 and The Gochman Law Group.
Fabré is represented by UTA, Yorn Levine and Folio Literary Management.
Entertainment 360 recent packaging scapegoat at Universal and at Ripley Now on Netflix.
Apple declined to comment on today’s development news.