Pimp

Release Date:  11/9/18; In Theaters & VOD
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Director:  Christine Crokos
Studio(s):   Adrenaline Entertainment, 1821 Pictures
Running Time:  110 mins.
Cast:  Keke Palmer, Haley Ramm, Aunjanue Ellis, Vanessa Morgan, Mike E. Winfield, Edi Gathegi, DMX.

Story:   Keke Palmer plays a struggling pimp named Wednesday whose fortune changes after her girlfriend Nikki (Haley Ramm) hits the streets. But when Wednesday comes face to face with another pimp (Edi Gathegi) who plays a much more dangerous game, her dreams of ever escaping the life are put at risk.  Source:  Entertainment Weekly; IMDB.

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Brotherly Love

Brotherly LoveRelease Date:  4/24/15 (Theatrical Release)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  Unknown
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio(s):  Flavor Unit Entertainment,  Jacavi Films, Electric Republic
Director:  Jamal Hill

Cast: Keke Palmer (Jackie), Cory Hardrict (June), Romeo Miller (Sean), Eric D. Hill, Jr. (Sergio), Macy Gray (Mrs. Taylor), Quincy Brown (Chris Collins), Faizon Love (Uncle Ron), Logan Browning (Trina), Malik Yoba (Overbrook Coach).

Story:  In West Philadelphia, born-and-raised basketball star Sergio Taylor (Eric D. Hill, Jr.) deals with the early pressures of fame. Alongside older brother June (Cory Hardrict), who lost his own hoop dreams to the streets to provide for the family after their father’s death, and sister Jackie (Keke Palmer), whose own musical ambitions are sidetracked by love, Sergio faces life-altering decisions on the streets of Philly.  Source(s): Deadline, IMDB, brotherlylovethemovie.com.

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The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to BountifulRelease Date:  March 8, 2014 (Made-for-TV; Lifetime Network)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  Not Available
Studio:  Ostar Productions/Lifetime Television
Director:  Michael Wilson
Cast:  Cicely Tyson (Mrs. Watts), Vanessa Williams (Jessie Mae Watts), Blair Underwood (Ludie Watts), Clancy Brown (Sheriff) Keke Palmer (Thelma).

Story:  As reported on January 6, 2014 by Broadway World, The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote’s Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman’s quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family’s future.

In The Trip to Bountiful, Carrie Watts (Tyson, who was awarded with a Tony for her role in the Broadway revival), begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie (Underwood) and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae (Williams). No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma (Palmer), a young woman traveling home. When Ludie and Jessie Mae discover she is gone, they call in law enforcement to help, but Mrs. Watts is one step ahead of them and convinces the local sheriff to help her on her journey home to Bountiful.  (Source(s):  Broadway World).

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