With Harriet now in theaters, we look ahead to Janelle Monáe‘s next feature film starring role, as she is set to appear in the new horror-thriller from Us and Get Out producers, QC Entertainment. Antebellum serves as the writing and directorial debut for Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, also known as Bush+Renz.
While few specifics have been given, Antebellum tells the story of successful author Veronica Henley (played by Monáe), who is caught in a horrifying reality, leaving her struggling to uncover an unfathomable mystery before it’s too late.
Starring alongside Monáe in the film are Marque Richardson II, Eric Lange, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Tongayi Chirisa, Gabourey Sidibe, Rob Aramayo, Lily Cowles, and Jena Malone.
Antebellum is due out in theaters April 24, 2020.