Variety reports that Wolfe has been chosen to direct a new film that will star Usher and will include both performances and original music by the Grammy-winning star. Last year Usher Raymond won two Grammy Awards for "Confessions," which was also the biggest-selling album of the year. As an actor, he has been seen in such films as "The Faculty," "She's All That" and "Light It Up."
George C. Wolfe, the recent producer/artistic director of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, won Tony Awards for his direction of Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk and Angels in America: Millennium Approaches. His other numerous directorial credits include Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Jelly's Last Jam, Angels in America: Perestroika, Blade to the Heat, Twilight: Los Angeles 1992, The Tempest, On the Town, Macbeth, The Wild Party and Caroline, or Change.