Forest Whitaker, America Ferrera Team Up
Fri, 22 May 2009 14:16:52
Forest Whitaker Videos
and Carlos Mencia
are all on-board to star in a currently untitled wedding-themed project for Fox Searchlight.
The film will be a clash-of-cultures comedy that follows two fathers, portrayed by Whitaker and Mencia, who are forced to put aside their differences in order to plan the wedding of their children in a span of two weeks. Ferrara will portray Mencia's daughter. The part of Whitaker's son has yet to be cast. The film will begin shooting in Los Angeles next month. It will serve as comedian Mencia's first starring role in a film.
Rick Famuyiwa will direct the film. The director's last film was Brown Sugar.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff