Jumping the Broom
Release Date: 2011-05-06
Starring: Julie Bowen, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso,Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Mike Epps, Lil' Romeo
Directed by: Salim Akil
Produced by: Tracey E. Edmonds, Elizabeth Hunter, T.D. Jakes, Glendon Palmer, Curtis Wallace
Written by: Arlene Gibbs, Elizabeth Hunter
A collision of worlds when two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds get together one weekend in Martha's Vineyard for a wedding. Taylor is caught in a six-month whirlwind romance that includes nights at the opera, long-stem roses and live performances from R&B crooner El DeBarge and proposes to Watson at the beginning of the film.
Watson, who has to move to China for business, happily accepts. But doubts about their impending marriage begin to seep in when they confront difficult future in-laws, pressure from friends, and revelations of dirty secrets. (S)