Issa Rae Joins Bill Hader in Drama-Comedy ‘Empress of Serenity’

According to Variety, “Insecure” star Issa Rae is joining former Saturday Night Live star Bill Hader (Trainwreck) in the feature comedy, Empress of Serenity. Bill Hader in the drama-comedy “Empress of Serenity,” directed by “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” author and screenwriter Jesse Andrews. Good Universe is producing “Empress of Serenity,” centered on a lawyer who’s coerced into taking an ocean cruise in order to bond with his estranged father. Production is planned for August.

Hader plays a man whose elaborate plan to win back his ex-wife is upended when he is guilted into a month-long mega-cruise with his widowed father. Rae plays a reclusive kindred spirit in the cabin next door who becomes both the aid and the obstacle in his plan.

Sidebar: Yay! Go Issa!!!