Tessa Thompson is getting into the jewelry heist business.
The octogenarian gained notoriety for, entering jewelry stores from all around the world and stealing luxury items, all while using different aliases.
Codeblack Films recently obtained life rights to Payne’s story, according to the report.
As part of a plea deal stemming from one of her arrests, Payne is currently banned from all Atlanta-area malls, according to NBC News.
A 2013 Netflix documentary called The Life and Times of Doris Payne detailed her extensive criminal career.
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.