Antoine Fuqua Adapts “Miss” Thing

Antoine Fuqua (“King Arthur,” “Training Day”) will direct a big screen adaptation of graphic novel “Miss: Better Living Through Crime” for Vigilante Entertainment says Variety.

The story revolves around Nola and Slim, two unlikely partners in crime in the early 1900s in New York. Nola is a poor white girl who has learned to survive by hook or by crook since being expelled from the orphanage.

Slim is a black pimp with an uncertain past, trying to keep one foot out of the grave. The story revolves around a poor white girl and a black pimp who forge a partnership as killers for hire.

John Ridley (“Red Tails”) is adapting the script and Spike Lee is executive producing. Hicham Benkirane is producing.