Actress Gabourey Sidibe, best known for her television roles on American Horror Story and Empire, is slated to make her feature film directorial debut with the upcoming psychological thriller Pale Horse from Gamechanger Films.
Gamechanger is a production company dedicated to projects by and about women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. The film is scheduled to shoot this fall.
Based on the story by Chris Courtney Martin, Pale Horse is a psychological thriller set in the Pacific Northwest and follows an African American woman named Naia. She is a celebrated yet reclusive author living with multiple sclerosis. As the movie progresses, Naia finds herself embroiled in a diabolical mystery when she gives shelter to the man who escaped captivity with her long-missing brother.