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DeRay Davis Joins New Film With Angela Bassett Jumping The Broom!

Posted Jul 14, 2010

We hear that comedian DeRay Davis has recently joined the comedy film titled Jumping The Broom. As we reported several weeks ago, the film, a wedding comedy film, focuses on a weekend wedding in Martha’s Vineyard where two families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds clash during their first meeting before the big event.

The film also stars Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Mike Epps, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good, Tasha Smith, Julie Bowen, Romeo Miller, Gary Dourdan, Pooch Hall, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Valarie Pettiford.

We hear that principal photography has begun in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia on the TriStar Pictures’ production of the film directed by Salim Akil from a screenplay written by Arlene Gibbs and Elizabeth Hunter.

The film is slated for theatrical release on 6 May, 2011 and will be distributed by Sony Pictures.

As we also reported, T.D. Jakes, Tracey E. Edmonds, Curtis Wallace, Elizabeth Hunter and Glendon Palmer will produce the project.

The movie will shoot in Lunenberg until 13 August, 2010.

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