Chelsea Peretti joins Universal’s romantic comedy The Photograph
According to Deadline, Brooklyn Nine-Nine alum Chelsea Peretti has officially been cast in Universal Pictures’ upcoming romantic drama The Photograph. Peretti will be joining previously announced cast members Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield.
Peretti is best known for her role as Gina Linetti in the popular comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. However, after five seasons, she suddenly announced her departure from the show last October. She recently appeared in the 2018 comedy-thriller Game Night opposite Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams.
Written and directed by Stella Meghie (Everything, Everything), the film will focus on intertwining love stories set in both the past and present, but further details on plot and characters are currently being kept under wraps.
Having risen to fame with her 2011 YouTube series Awkward Black Girl, Rae has continued to enjoy a steady rise in success with her HBO series Insecure in which she stars and co-created with Larry Wilmore (The Daily Show), which has been nominated for numerous awards including two Golden Globes and an Emmy for her performance.
Stanfeld has been enjoying a career uprising for just over five years now, beginning with the acclaimed indie drama Short Term 12 and steadliy continuing with roles in the acclaimed biopic Selma, horror-thriller Get Out, the well-received indie dramedy Sorry to Bother You and the FX hit comedy Atlanta alongside creator/writer/star Donald Glover. He will next be seen in Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)’s ensemble murder mystery Knives Out, which is set for a November 27 release.