Polite Society

Source: Coutesy of Focus Features

(L-R): ‘Polite Society’ writer-director Nida Manzoor, actors Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya

Screen Star of Tomorrow 2021 Nida Manzoor has wrapped production in London on Polite Society for Focus Features, Working Title and Parkville Pictures.

Manzoor, who created Peacock series We Are Lady Parts which was just picked up for a second season, makes her feature directing debut on the action comedy about an aspiring stuntwoman who tries to wreck her older sister’s wedding day in the name of freedom and sisterhood.

Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Shobu Kapoor, Ella Bruccoleri, Seraphina Beh, Shona Babayemi, Nimra Bucha, Jeff Mirza and Akshay Khanna star. Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are producing with Parkville Pictures’ Olivier Kaempfer, and John Pocock is executive producer.

Focus Features will distribute the film in the US and Universal Pictures will distribute internationally. Future Leader 2021 Joe Toto and Julia Iglesias oversaw the project for Focus Features.