One of the games dopest video directors, Hype Williams is a name we hear every couple of months. But after creating the visuals to other artists’ hits, Williams is returning to create his own art.
Word is the director is working on his first feature film since 1998’s ‘Belly’ starring DMX and Nas. Williams will be directing a new film titled ‘Lust.’
According to The Hollywood Reporter:
A cross between Basic Instinct and Fatal Attraction, Lust centers on a 30-year old beauty who is married and in love with an older Miami-based fashion magazine publisher, only to be seduced by a younger charming playboy on a business trip in Los Angeles. The playboy has an Russian assistant who is in love with him, and in this twisted jealous love triangle, secretly videotapes him and his new lover having sex to show it to her husband. The consequences of the woman’s impulsive, escapade unravel into a high suspense thriller promising plenty of steamy sex scenes, set against the backdrop of the high-stakes world of real estate brokering in Miami.
While there is no work on who will be starring in the film, there’s no doubt that it will have some of the sleekest visuals around. Through the years, Williams has developed his craft pairing a love for pared down shots with the ability to make even the simplest details seem lush and rich. His eye was behind 2Pac and Dr. Dre’s “California Love”, TLC’s “No Scrubs”, Kelis’ “Caught Out There”, Coldplay “Vida La Vida” just to name a few. Most recently, Williams worked on Kanye West’s “All of The Lights.”