'Imperial Dreams' Director Malik Vitthal To Direct 'Body Cam' — 'Malevolent Spirit' Tied To Murder Of Black Youth By Cops Haunts LAPD
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'Imperial Dreams' Director Malik Vitthal To Direct 'Body Cam' — 'Malevolent Spirit' Tied To Murder Of Black Youth By Cops Haunts LAPD

Director Malik Vitthal will helm the film Body Cam at Paramount Players.

Vitthal is most known for his last project, directing John Boyega in Imperial Dreams. 

Here’s the description of the film:

Described as “Get Out” meets “End of Watch,” the story follows several LAPD officers who are haunted by a malevolent spirit that is tied to the murder of a black youth at the hands of two white cops — all of which was caught on a body cam video that was destroyed in a cover-up.

This is another project for the ever-busy Paramount Players, a new division from Paramount. which also has in development: Tyler Perry’s The List starring Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick and Tika Sumpter; The Taraji P. Henson-starrer What Women Want, 48. Hrs remake from Jerrod Carmichael and a Gucci Mane biopic, among others.

This will be Vitthal’s first project at a major studio.

Variety first broke the news.

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