Eva Longoria will make her feature directorial debut with 24-7, which will she’ll star in with Kerry Washington. The Paul Feig-produced comedy, which is set at Universal, is said to be a workplace comedy in the tone of the the Dolly Parton-starring 9-5.
The film tells the story “of a group of women accountants who band together against a group of male co-workers to solve a fraud case that will save their jobs.” Longoria and Washington are also producing via their UnbeliEVAble Entertainment and Simpson Street banners.
While this is her feature debut, Longoria has directed episodes of black-ish, Jane the Virgin and more. She’s producing the upcoming ABC series, Grand Hotel, which co-stars Wendy Raquel Robinson and Chris Warren, Jr.
Washington has a plethora of projects set up, including producing Little Fires Everywhere at Hulu with Reese Witherspoon, which they’ll both star in.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.