Like a Boss Short Story:
Like a Boss is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly. The film stars Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Coolidge, Natasha Rothwell, Billy Porter, and Salma Hayek, and follows two friends who plan to get their cosmetics company back from an industry titan. The film are going to be released on January 10, 2020, by Paramount Pictures. Two friends with very different personalities plan to start their own beauty company, Mel & Mia’s, despite not agreeing on how they ought to run it. One is more practical, while the opposite wants to earn her fortune quickly and live a lavish lifestyle. Things take a turn for the more severe when their company runs into debt, forcing them to show to an unscrupulous benefactor who intends to steal the business out from under them, and forcing the 2 to deal with their differences to save lots of Mel & Mia’s.
- Tiffany Haddish as Mia Carter, a co-owner of Mel & Mia’s with a brash personality and a desire to get rich quick.
- Rose Byrne as Mel Paige, a co-owner of Mel & Mia’s who’s more business-savvy but lacks the confidence of her partner.
- Salma Hayek as Claire Luna, a cosmetics mogul who obtains a controlling share of Mel & Mia’s promising to bail out the owners, but only until she can steal their innovative new product ideas for herself.
- Jennifer Coolidge as Sydney, Mel and Mia’s co-worker
- Billy Porter as Barrett, Mel and Mia’s employee
- Ari Graynor as Angela, Mel and Mia’s friend
- Natasha Rothwell as Jill, Mel and Mia’s friend
- Jessica St. Clair as Kim, Mel and Mia’s friend
- Karan Soni as Josh Tinker, Claire’s right-hand man
- Ashley Johnson
- Jacob Latimore
- Jimmy O. Yang as Ron
- Ryan Hansen as Greg
- Seth Rollins
- Veronica Merrell as Zaylee
- Vanessa Merrell as Lux
- Caroline Arapoglou as Brook
On October 23, 2017, it had been announced that Paramount Pictures had bought a female comedy spec Limited Partners specially a starring lead role for Tiffany Haddish, script written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the film would be produced by Peter Principato, Itay Reiss, and Joel Zadak through their Principato-Young Entertainment (now referred to as Artists First). In July 2018, Paramount won the bidding war over the starring role for Haddish, and therefore the film would be directed by Miguel Arteta. Later an equivalent month, Rose Byrne was cast within the film to play one among the lead roles. In September 2018, Salma Hayek was cast within the film to play a supporting role. In October 2018, Ari Graynor, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni, Jimmy O. Yang, Natasha Rothwell, Jessica St. Clair and Billy Porter joined the cast of the film. Principal photography on the film began in October 2018. In July 2019, the film was re-titled sort of a Boss.
Like a Boss is scheduled to be released on January 10, 2020 by Paramount Pictures. It was previously scheduled to be released on June 28, 2019.
Like a Boss:
Directed by:Miguel Arteta
Produced by: Marc Evans,Peter Principato,Itay Reiss,Joel Zadak,
Screenplay by:Sam Pitman,Adam Cole-Kelly
Story by:Sam Pitman,Adam Cole-Kelly,Danielle Sanchez-Witzel
Starring :Tiffany Haddish,Rose Byrne,Jennifer Coolidge,Natasha Rothwell,Billy Porter,Salma Hayek
Music by:Christophe Beck,Jake Monaco
Edited by:Jay Deuby
Production Company: Artists First
Distributed by:Paramount Pictures
Release date: January 10, 2020 (US)
Running time:83 minutes
Country: United States