Like a Boss (film)

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Like a Boss
Teaser poster
Directed byMiguel Arteta
Produced by
  • Peter Principato
  • Itay Reiss
  • Joel Zadak
Written by
  • Sam Pitman
  • Adam Cole-Kelly
Music byChristophe Beck
Jake Monaco
CinematographyJas Shelton
Edited byJay Deuby
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • January 10, 2020 (2020-01-10) (US)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States

Like a Boss is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly. The film stars Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek. The film will be released on January 10, 2020, by Paramount Pictures.


Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle. Things take a turn for the worse when their benefactor starts stealing from them.



On October 23, 2017, it was announced that Paramount Pictures had bought a female comedy spec Limited Partners specially a starring lead role for Tiffany Haddish, script written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the film would be produced by Peter Principato, Itay Reiss, and Joel Zadak through their Principato-Young Entertainment (now known as Artists First).[1]

In July 2018, Paramount won the bidding war over the starring role for Haddish, and the film would be directed by Miguel Arteta.[2] Later the same month, Rose Byrne was cast in the film to play one of the lead roles.[3] In September 2018, Salma Hayek was cast in the film to play a supporting role.[4] In October 2018, Ari Graynor, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni, Jimmy O. Yang, Natasha Rothwell, Jessica St. Clair and Billy Porter joined the cast of the film.[5]

Principal photography on the film began in October 2018.[4] In July 2019, the film was re-titled Like a Boss.[6]


Like a Boss is scheduled to be released on January 10, 2020 by Paramount Pictures.[7] It was previously scheduled to be released on June 28, 2019.[8]


  1. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (October 23, 2017). "Paramount Lands Pitch Vehicle For 'Girls Trip' Breakout Tiffany Haddish". Deadline. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (July 9, 2018). "Paramount Wins Scrum For Tiffany Haddish; Miguel Arteta To Direct Her In 'Limited Partners'". Deadline. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (July 16, 2018). "Rose Byrne in Talks to Join Tiffany Haddish in 'Limited Partners' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Vlessing, Etan (September 28, 2018). "Salma Hayek Joins Tiffany Haddish in Paramount Comedy 'Limited Partners'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (October 18, 2018). "Tiffany Haddish's 'Limited Partners' Rounds Out Cast (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  6. ^ Pederson, Erik (July 31, 2019). "Paramount Retitles Tiffany Haddish-Rose Byrne Buddy Comedy; Release Date Holds – Update". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  7. ^ Pederson, Erik (March 15, 2019). "Paramount Moves 'Limited Partners' To 2020 & Dates 'The Tiger's Apprentice' Toon". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  8. ^ Galuppo, Mia (May 23, 2018). "Paramount Removes 'Transformers 7' From Calendar, Dates 'Rocketman'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

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