Sanaa Hamri will direct Common and Queen Latifah in the movie “Just Wright.”
Sanaa Hamri has already made her mark as one of Hollywood’s only minority female directors. Sanaa is Morrocan American. Her debut movie, “Something New” starred her namesake Sanaa Lathan. She followed up with “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.”
Sanaa Hamri will direct rapper-turned-actor Common (“Terminator Salvation”) as the lead opposite Queen Latifah in sports romancer “Just Wright.”
Shooting began in mid-July in New York and has a 2010 release.
The script revolves around a sports trainer who finds herself falling in love with a professional basketball player while rehabilitating him from a career-threatening injury.