Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson will join actors Jeffrey Wright and Anthony Mackie and singer-turned-actress Jordin Sparks in the forthcoming motion picture drama, â€œThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister And Pete.â€
According to Deadline.com, the film, which is directed by George Tillman Jr. and produced by Alicia Keys, will tell the story of two inner-city kids who are forced to care for themselves after their mothers are taken away by authorities.
Hudsonâ€™s involvement in the film comes just weeks after the former â€œAmerican Idolâ€ finalist announced her role as a Broadway star in the upcoming season of the television musical drama series â€œSmash.â€
â€œItâ€™s just the perfect opportunity,â€ she said during a interview with the Associated Press. â€œItâ€™s gonna be challenging, and Iâ€™m a little bit intimidated to play this big Broadway star, but itâ€™s gonna be a great experience. I canâ€™t wait to get started.â€
Production for the movie began today in Brooklyn. Be on the look out for more info about â€œThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister And Pete.â€