#screensparks: andrea berloff set to make directorial debut with ‘the kitchen’

Straight Outta Compton screenwriter Andrea Berloff is set to make her directoral debut with the female-driven crime drama The Kitchen.

Berloff is a well-established screenwriter, who wrote the screenplays for World Trade Center, Blood Father and Straight Outta Compton , which earned her an Oscar nomination.

Her first film as a director is set in 1970s Hells Kitchen and tells the story of a group of mob wives who must take the reins of their husband’s businesses after their spouses are sent to jail.