Veteran director Tamra Davis will helm Fox's female engineer comedy "Turned On."
She began directing feature films with 1992's "Guncrazy," followed by "Billy Madison," "Half Baked," and "Crossroads." Davis also has multiple TV credits, including "Still the King," "Younger," "My Name Is Earl," and "Everybody Hates Chris." Davis broke into show business in 1986 as the director of music videos for N.W.A, Sonic Youth, the Beastie Boys and Black Flag.
20th Century Fox has been developing the script for the past two years at Feigco. The scheme backfires when robot becomes self-actualized. Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson are producing for Feigco Entertainment. The studio bought the script in 2016 from Charlie Kesslering, an assistant to "The Late Late Show" host James Corden, about a socially awkward engineer who creates an android to fill in for her.
Feig's directing credits include “Unaccompanied Minors,” “Bridesmaids,” “Spy,” “The Heat," and the upcoming "A Simple Favor." He was also a producer on “The Peanuts Movie” and "Snatched" for Fox.
The news about Davis was first reported by Deadline.” /> Davis is represented by Verve, 3Arts and Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler & Feldman. Kesslering is repped by CAA, Mosaic and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.