Delivery alert

There may be an issue with the delivery of your newspaper. This alert will expire at NaN. Click here for more info.

Recover password

Queen Latifah, Ludacris lead NM-made Netflix film ‘End of the Road’

Queen Latifah will film the Netflix film, “End of the Road” in Albuquerque. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

New Mexico will have some royalty in the state — rap royalty that is.

Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will co-star in “End of the Road.” (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Queen Latifah and Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges are starring in the Netflix feature film, “End of the Road,” which is currently filming in Albuquerque.

Emmy Award winner Beau Bridges is also co-starring.

According to the New Mexico Film Office, production will take place through August.

“End of The Road” is the story of a recently widowed woman, Brenda, who after losing her job, drives her family cross-country to start a new life.

In the New Mexico desert, cut off from help, they must learn to fight back when they become the targets of a mysterious killer.

The film is directed by Millicent Shelton and is written by David Loughery.

It is based on an original screenplay by Christopher J. Moore.

“We are all excited to have the opportunity to shoot in New Mexico with some of the best crews and creative talent in the world. The state’s unique landscapes and gorgeous weather have captured our hearts,” said producers Tracey Edmonds, Mark Burg and Brad Kaplan.

According to the New Mexico Film Office, the production will employ approximately 156 New Mexico crew members, 5 New Mexico principal actors, and 283 New Mexico background talent.

Beau Bridges will start in a new Netflix film. (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a story about how coronavirus has affected you, your family or your business? Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? What issues related to the topic would you like to see covered? Or do you have a bright spot you want to share in these troubling times?
   We want to hear from you. Please email or Contact the writer.