Girls Trip

Release Date:  7/21/17; In Theaters
Genre:  Comedy
Rating:  R
Director:  Malcolm D. Lee
Studio(s):   Universal Pictures, Will Packer Productions.
Cast:  Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Larenz Tate, Tiffany Haddish, Deborah Ayorinde, Kofi Siriboe.

Story:  When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.  Source:  Shadow & Act.

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Deuces

Release Date:  April 2017; Netflix
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  TV-MA
Running Time:  87 mins.
Director:  Jamal Hill
Studio:   Flavor Unit Entertainment, Netflix.

Cast: Larenz Tate (Deuces), Meagan Good (Janet Foster), Rotimi (Face), Rick Gonzalez (Papers), La La Anthony (Detective Diaz), Lance Gross (Jason), Antonique Smith (Tanya).

Story:  Detective Jason Foster goes undercover to take down a crime ring that has been impenetrable by the police department for years. However, Foster finds himself drawn in by the unique persona of ringleader Stephen “Deuces” Brooks and the dual life that he leads. The mission is further complicated when Janet Foster also falls under Deuce’s spell.  Source:  Shadow & Act.

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White Water

White Water
Release Date:  2/7/15 (TV One)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio:  White Water Productions, Inc.
Director:  Rusty Cundieff

Cast:  Sharon Leal (Annie), Larenz Tate (Terrance), Lori Beth Sikes (Emily), Brody Rose (Tommy), Barry Shabaka Henley (Rev. Stokes), Zhane Hall (Red).

Story:  According to Shadow and Act, White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the white’s only drinking fountain and sets out on a quest to do the unthinkable: drink from it. Based on a children’s book by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein, which was itself based on their childhood experiences. Source(s): Shadow and Act; IMDB.