Moxie: Keke Palmer to helm action comedy film for Amazon Studios

According to Deadline, Nix star Keke Palmer has officially signed on to star in the upcoming action comedy film titled Moxie. The rights to the project have just been acquired by Amazon Studios.

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Moxie will be directed by Amber Templermore-Finlayson aka Bert from the Bert and Bertie directing duo. This marks the filmmaker’s first solo directorial feature, which will be written by Heather Quinn. The project will be produced by Palmer, Peter Lawson and Kate Churchill. It is set to be produced by Sharon Palmer.

The film will center around “a foul-mouthed stripper who pisses off the FBI in a big way when she somehow becomes the top candidate for their fancy new agent program.”

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Keke Palmer is best known for her early roles in Akeelah and the bee and Jump in!. She’s also a former Nickelodeon star who brought back her own sitcom True Jackson, VP. In addition to starring in Jordan Peele’s acclaimed sci-fi horror NixPalmer also recently starred in Disney’s Light years film where she lent her voice to the character of Izzy Hawthorne.

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