THE BETTER MAN casting news
Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Joy Bryant, Michael Clarke Duncan, James Earl Jones and Mo'Nique join Martin Lawrence in Malcolm D. Lee film.
March 22, 2007
Blackfilm.com has learned that Mo 'Nique, Joy Bryant, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Clarke Duncan and James Earl Jones are set to join Martin Lawrence in "The Better Man".
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man, Roll Bounce), the film is about a single father (Lawrence) who has just found success as the host of an outrageous television talk show and begins to question his path in life when he returns, with his famous fiancée, to attend his parent's 50th wedding anniversary party. Nicole Ari Parker and Louis C.K are also attached to the film. Louis will play Martin's producer in the film.
Shooting on the film started this week in Louisiana and will shoot for 10 weeks.