Kasi Lemmons' epic upcoming holiday feature BLACK NATIVITY stars a bevy of amazing talent: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese, Nas, and introducing soon-to-be-megastar Jacob Latimore. Here's the lowdown:
In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs’ rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with his new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family
BLACK NATIVITY opens in theaters November 27. Watch the new trailer here!