The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat stars ER alum Mekhi Phifer alongside Uzo Aduba, Aunjanue Ellis, and Sanaa Lathan in a film from Searchlight Pictures.
The film Tina Mabry is directing, titled The Supremes, was written by Gina Prince-Bythewood and was revised by Mabry. Phifer co-stars with Octavia Spencer in the new Apple drama Truth Be Told, and he also starred in the Love, Victor season that ended on Hulu.
As well to his role as Gregory Pratt on ER, he is well-known for his roles in films such as Clockers and the Divergent films.
His resume includes roles in Roots, House of Lies, Torchwood, and Lie to Me, all on A&E. He has been nominated for and won, many Teen Choice Awards in addition to several NAACP Image Awards.
The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat, based on the 2013 novel by Edward Kelsey Moore, tells the story of a group of friends who have been there for each other through two generations of marriage, parenthood, joy, and sorrow, only to find themselves at a crossroads that will put their friendship to the test.
Producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Entertainment enlisted the help of Russell Hornsby for their film The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat.
Directors of production Zahra Phillips and Apolline Berty, as well as heads of production and development DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas, are in charge of Searchlight.
The Gersh Agency and Brookside Artist Management both represent Phifer.