Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015
Flavor Unit Entertainment, a production company owned and operated by Queen Latifah and her partner Shakim Compere, have teamed up with Jacavi Films and Electric Republic to produce “Brotherly Love” set to release April 24, 2015.
Flavor Unit partner, Queen Latifah comments:
“Shakim and I have always paved our own lane in business. We are excited to release this incredible film with talent we really believe in. Flavor Unit is constantly looking for projects, new talent, writers and directors that we can create opportunities with and grow with. This movie is an important step for our company and a journey we’re ready for.”
KeKe Palmer, Cory Hardrict and Quincy Brown lead the cast for first time writer/director Jamal Hill in a complicated love story that will grip your heart and awaken your belief in family. Set in West Philadelphia, born-and-raised basketball star Sergio Taylor (Eric D. Hill Jr.) deals with the early pressures of fame. Alongside older brother June (Cory Hardrict), who lost his own hoop dreams to the streets to provide for the family after their father’s death, and sister Jackie (KeKe Palmer), whose own musical ambitions are sidetracked by love, Sergio faces life-altering decisions on the streets of Philly.
The film’s cast includes: Macy Gray, Malik Yoba, Romeo Miller, Jay Lewis, Logan Browning, Faizon Love and Teyana Taylor.
Fandango will run a sneak peek of the official trailer for “Brotherly Love” beginning Monday, March 2, 2015.
To join the “Brotherly Love” viral conversation on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat follow @BrotherlyLoveTheMovie and for more information visit http://www.BrotherlyLoveTheMovie.com
Brotherly Love | Writer/Director
Brotherly Love | Cast
Eric D. Hill Jr.
Brotherly Love | Executive Producers
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About Flavor Unit
Flavor Unit Entertainment is a production company owned and operated by Queen Latifah and her partner Shakim Compere. Flavor Unit Entertainment, which started in New Jersey and is now based in Miami, is quickly establishing itself as one of the most important production companies in the film industry. They began by executive producing Disney’s box office # 1 hit Bringing Down the House, and then continued with Beauty Shop for MGM and The Perfect Holiday for Paramount. They have also produced The Cookout with Lion’s Gate, as well as the film Just Wright with Fox Searchlight. On the small screen, they executive produced HBO’s critically acclaimed film Life Support which garnered a number of awards including an Emmy® nomination and Golden Globe® win for Queen Latifah. Flavor Unit Entertainment made a multi-year deal with BET to create new original programming including the original movie The Cookout 2, and its first-ever scripted romantic comedy titled Let’s Stay Together, which premiered with 4.4 million viewers. In 2011, Flavor Unit Entertainment’s original film Single Ladies was expanded into VH1’s first hour-long scripted series with approximately 3 million viewers throughout its two-season run. Flavor Unit produced Latifah’s film Joyful Noise. Most recently, Flavor Unit produced Lifetime’s Original Movie Steel Magnolias, which stars Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott and Alfre Woodard. The movie premiered in October 2012 as the third most-watched telecast ever on the network, averaging 6.5 million total viewers. Flavor Unit most recently struck a multi-year licensing deal with Netflix. Their first release includes the thriller House of Bodies, which stars Terrence Howard and Peter Fonda.
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