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Mary J Blige to star in horror thriller 'Body Cam'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Mudbound" star is all set to feature in horror thriller, "Body Cam".

This will be the first headlining role for the Oscar-nominated actor, who is and R&B/hip-hop artiste, according to The

The story of the film follows several officers who are haunted by a malevolent spirit that is tied to the murder of an African American youth at the hands of two white cops, all of which are caught on a video that was destroyed in a cover-up.

Blige, 47, will play an who is rocked by visions and begins to investigate the cover-up.

will direct the film, which is being produced by

The plot has been described as a tonal blend of Academy Award-winning "Get Out" (2017) and David Ayer's 2012 crime drama "End of Watch".

The spec script was written by Richmond Riedel, and rewritten by and

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First Published: Thu, June 21 2018. 14:00 IST