The future of this film is definitely there high in the air.
Production company Paramount Players has suspended comedy Assisted Living after star Cardi B quit.
The $30 million film was just a week away from filming when the 29-year-old rapper quit, sources said meeting.
The other cast and crew were told the film was temporarily scrapped.
Insiders told the publication the reason for the “Bodak Yellow” singer’s departure was overstretching.
In the comedy, Cardi was set to play a criminal who has to flee after being accused of a crime. She tries to prove her innocence and hides in her grandmother’s retirement home. In another comedic twist, she wears an old lady’s prosthesis and makeup to help her adjust.
Thembi Banks was positioned to direct the feature film. Because this new development is happening in real-time, Deadline says legal action could be taken against Cardi for her late exit.
The source explained that “the hope is to put the pieces back together later this year.”
The ‘Hustlers’ star is a busy mother of two who has welcomed her second child in September 2021 with husband Offset.
She recently had her 3-year-old daughter kulture Instagram account private after finding out that the page is filled with hate speech.
“I didn’t verify my daughter’s account but now I’m going to block her page,” Cardi wrote last month in a now-deleted tweet.
She added: “I don’t know [what the f–k] goes on but i hope all mothers die for giving birth to you crazy hoes.
The New York native was also involved in a nasty lawsuit against YouTuber Tasha K. Cardi Awarded $4 million in a defamation case against the vlogger in January; who claimed she had sexually transmitted diseases and was cheating on her husband.
The Post reached out to Cardi’s rep for comment. A Cardi B representative could not be immediately reached by The Post for comment.
https://nypost.com/2022/03/11/cardi-b-backs-out-of-assisted-living-paramount-players-shutters-film/ Cardi B is retiring from the Paramount Players film Assisted Living