Paula Patton and Laz Alonzo are set to star in T.D. Jakes’ next big screen production “Jumping the Broom.” The wedding themed film will tell the story of two Black families from opposite ends of the socioeconomic spectrum who meet for the first time during a weekend wedding in Martha’s Vineyard.
Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine and Romeo Miller have also joined the cast. Angela will play a heiress and socialite, who is also Paula’s mother.
Salim Akil (The Game, Girlfriends, Soul Food) will direct and the script was written by Arlene Gibbs and Elizabeth Hunter.
Shooting begins next month in Nova Scotia.