Joining Andy Cohen and Julianne Moore on “Watch What Happens Live,” Hunt elaborated that she hoped to direct and co-write the film, but the studio rejected her pitch.
“I tried to get it made with Daveed [Diggs] and Rafael [Casal] and me writing it, and all Black and brown storm chasers, and they wouldn’t do it,” Hunt said of the potential sequel to the film co-produced by Warner Bros. (which released the film domestically) and Universal (which handled most overseas distribution). “I was going to direct it.”
Diggs and Casal are the creators and writers of “Blindspotting,” a Starz series starring Hunt which premiered Sunday. In the spinoff to the 2018 film, Hunt plays Rainey, the mother of Miles,