Andrea Berloff's The Kitchen film has finally been given a release date by New Line/Warner Bros. On today's show, we breakdown the comic book series that it is based on and talk what we hope to see in the film.
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The comic book series
Written by Ollie Masters, art by Ming Doyle
8 issues published in 2014 by Vertigo Comics
Synopsis from Vertigo Comics: “New York City, late 1970s. In the world of THE KITCHEN, the Irish gangs of Hell’s Kitchen rule the neighborhood, bringing terror to the streets and doing the dirty work for the Italian Mafia—but after the leaders are locked up in prison, it’s up to their wives to keep running the rackets. And once they get a taste of the fast life and easy money, it won’t be easy to stop.”
The Movie Adaptation
Currently scheduled for September 20, 2019 release date
Will be produced by New Line/distributed by Warner Bros.
To be written and directed by Andrea Berloff
Will be Berloff’s directorial debut; writer of World Trade Center and Blood Father, Academy Award nominated for Straight Outta Compton
Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy are attached to star in the film
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