He got famous on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, then got the cover of People Magazine and soon was doing an M&M commercial. Shortly after, he was being casted in Hollywood movies with names like Tyler Perry in Single Moms Club, Jada Pinkett Smith in Salsa and i currently in pre-production for a western titled Boom Town.Read More
Looks like Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith’s wife, will produce and star in the Latin dance movie ‘Salsa‘ with Cuban heartthrob William Levy. I knew it would not take that long for Pinkett-Smith to do a project dealing with the Latin culture. In all my interviews with her she has expressed her immense love for the Spanish language and the Latino culture. Heck, she has spoken to us in Spanish in various junkets including the one for ‘Madagascar 3’. But it should not be a surprise to people close to her since Will has been speaking Spanish for over a decade (check out both videos below of the Smith’s speaking Spanish to us).Read More
According to Blackfilm.com, Colombian actress Zulay Henao has been cast as the second of four female leads in Tyler Perry‘s next movie ‘Single Mom’s Club,’ joining Perry, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and William Levy.
In addition to writing, directing and producing, Perry is expected to star in the film, which follows a group of single mothers from different walks of life who are brought together by an incident at their children’s school. They bond and create a support group that helps them find comedy in the obstacles of life, as well as their inner strength to overcome their personal challenges.
Henao will play the role of Esperanza and paired with Levy’s character Manny.
Perry will produce along with Ozzie Areu and Matt Moore. Production will start at the end of the month in Atlanta, where Perry’s production company is based.
Henao’s film credits include ‘Hostel: Part III,’ ‘Boy Wonder,’ ‘Takers,’ ‘Illegal Tender’ and ‘Fighting’ with Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard. The Colombian native had a starring role opposite Omari Grandberry in the 2007 dance film, ‘Feel the Noise,’ which was produced by Jennifer Lopez. She recently shot ‘White Space,’ a sci-fi action-horror film starring Holt McCallany.
Lionsgate will release Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club on May 9, 2014.