Release Date: 11/2/18 (In Theaters) Genre:Comedy Rating: Unknown Director:Tyler Perry Studio(s):Paramount Players, Paramount Pictures, Tyler Perry Studios Running time:Unknown
Cast: Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Taraji P. Henson, Courtney Henggeler, Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Riley.
Story:The film follows a woman who is recently released after serving her time in prison. Once on the outside, she reconnects with her sister, who is in the midst of discovering that her online relationship might be a man “catfishing” her. Source: Variety.
Release Date: 2016 Genre: Biography/Romance Rating: NR Running Time: 81 mins. Studio(s): IM Global, State Street Pictures Director: Richard Tanne Cast: Parker Sawyers (Barack Obama), Tika Sumpter (Michelle Robinson).
Details:Set in 1989, Southside With You stars Tika Sumpter (playing Michelle Robinson, as she was known before her marriage) and Parker Sawyers as Obama. The narrative takes place over the course of a single day, when the pair had an hours-long date that included a picnic and a screening of “Do the Right Thing.” They initially met at the Chicago law firm Sidley Austin, where Michelle worked and was assigned as a mentor to Barack, who was a Harvard law student at the time. Source(s): The Chicago Tribune. Photo Source: The Wrap.
Release Date: 11/25/14, DVD; 12/13/13, Theatrical Release Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 100 mins. Studio: The Tyler Perry Company, Tyler Perry Studios, Lionsgate. Director: Tyler Perry
Cast:Tyler Perry (Madea), Kathy Najimy (Kim), Chad Michael Murray (Tanner), Anna Maria Horsford (Eileen), Tika Sumpter (Lacey), Eric Lively (Connor), JR Lemon (Oliver), Alicia Witt (Amber), Lisa Whelchel (Nancy Porter), Larry the Cable Guy (Buddy).
Story: Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas but the biggest surprise is what they’ll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Jubilee, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all. Source: amadeachristmasmovie.com, official site.
Release Date: August 1, 2014 Genre: Drama/Biography Rating: Not Available Running Time: Not Available Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Tate Taylor Cast: Chadwick Boseman (James Brown), Viola Davis (Susie Brown), Octavia Spencer (Aunt Honey), Nelsan Ellis (Bobby Byrd), Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd (Ben Bart), Lennie James (Joseph James), Tika Sumpter (Yvonne Fair)
Story: Based on the incredible life story of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. (Synopsis taken from comingsoon.net).
Details: The Godfather of Soul led a very turbulent life, which included drug abuse and four marriages. Producer Brian Grazer and longtime friend of James Brown, started working on Get On Up with the soul legend himself involved in the development of the project up to his death in 2006. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, who also knew Brown, is also on board as a producer. (Source: Movie Pilot; Photo: Universal Pictures).
Release Date: 4/15/14, DVD; 1/17/14, theatrical release Genre:Action/Comedy Rating: PG-13 Studio: Universal Pictures Director:Tim Story Cast: Ben (Kevin Hart)
James (Ice Cube)
Angela (Tika Sumpter)
Bartender (Angela Kerecz)
Bruce McGill Story:When a fast-talking guy joins his girlfriend’s brother—a hot-tempered cop—to patrol the streets of Atlanta, he gets entangled in the officer’s latest case. Now, in order to prove that he deserves his future bride, he must survive the most insane 24 hours of his life. For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben (Hart) has been trying to show decorated APD detective James (Cube) that he’s more than just a video-game junkie who’s unworthy of James’ sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he’s earned the seasoned policeman’s respect and asks for his blessing to marry Angela. Knowing that a ride along will demonstrate if Ben has what it takes to take care of his sister, James invites him on a shift designed to scare the hell out of the trainee. But when the wild night leads them to the most notorious criminal in the city, James will find that his new partner’s rapid-fire mouth is just as dangerous as the bullets speeding at it. (Taken from universalpictures.com).