Release Date: 6/1/19; Lifetime
Director: Rhonda Baraka
Studio(s): Big Dreams Entertainment, Swirl Films, Lifetime Television
Running Time: Unknown
Cast: Reginald VelJohnson (Reverend Bennet), Jackée Harry (Mrs. Bennet), Lizzie (Tiffany Hines), Raney Branch (Jane), Brittney Level (Mary), Reginae Carter (Lydia), Alexia Bailey (Kitty), Juan Antonio (Will Darcy), Kellee Stewart (Charlotte), Victoria Rowell (Catherine), Keshia Knight Pulliam (Caroline).
Story: This contemporary adaptation of the Jane Austen classic, follows Reverend Bennet, a pastor of a prominent Southern Baptist church, and his wife, Mrs. Bennet, author of a self-help book on how to find the perfect husband. Needless to say, Mrs. Bennet is less than thrilled that all five of their daughters — Lizzie, Jane, Mary, Lydia and Kitty — are still single. When the very eligible Will Darcy arrives in town, Mrs. Bennet sets her sights on the handsome bachelor for daughter Lizzie, leading to a comedic modern-day take on themes familiar to fans of the novel. The film was written by best-selling author Terry McMillan. Source: Blackfilm.com.