lifetimeLaura Karpman and Raphael Saadiq are set to compose the music for the upcoming Lifetime original movie The 10th Date. The film is written and directed by Nzingha Stewart (With This Ring) and stars Kelly Rowland, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Cat Deeley, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart, Brandon T. Jackson and Meagan Good. The romantic comedy follows a group of women who embark on a journey to successfully get to that elusive 10th date – a holy grail in the dating world when they think a man finally feels committed. Stewart is also executive producing the SilverScreen Pictures production with Wendy Finerman (Forest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada, Stepmom) and Lisa Zupan (Drumline: A New Beat). The 10th Date is set to premiere in 2017 on Lifetime.

Karpman and Saadiq are also expected to return to score the second season of WGN America’s Underground, which will premiere next year. Karpman’s recent projects also include the romantic comedy Paris Can Wait starring Diane Lane. The movie recently premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was picked up for a theatrical release in 2017 by Sony Pictures Classics.

Saadiq’s other upcoming projects include the new HBO original series Insecure. The show is created by Issa Rae & Larry Wilmore and stars Rae, alongside Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis and Lisa Joyce. The comedy follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman. Rae is also executive producing the project with Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg (Silicon ValleyIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) Dave Becky and Jonathan Berry (LouieMaster of NoneBaskets). Insecure will premiere on October 9 and will air every Sunday night on HBO. Visit the official show website for more information.