Star-studded detective drama For the love of money was acquired by by Byron Allen Motion picture films from entertainment studios.
Produced by Melvin childs, the film centers on single mother Gigi Davis (Keri hilson), who leaves behind a billion dollar criminal family after becoming pregnant. Later, when her daughter’s life is threatened by dark figures, Gigi is forced to return to the life she tried to leave for good.
Co-starring with Hilson are Emmy Award Winning Comedian / Actor Katt williams and LisaRaye McCoy. To complete the cast are Jason mitchell and Rotimi and Jazzy Jade, who plays Ashley, Gigi’s daughter.
Special musical guests Keith Sweat, Lyfe Jennings, and Latto also make appearances.
For the love of money is the latest production of Childs, who has headed up numerous theatrical productions, including that of 2017 Love Jones: The Musical, a stage version of the 1995 film.
Childs also produced 2017 The thugs and the women who love them, featuring K. Michelle and Boosie Badazz, and 2018 Hairdressing salon: when love fades, featuring Allen Payne and Angela Winbush.
For the love of money is led by leslie small, seasoned director of many Williams stand-ups specials, Mike Epps, Gary Owen, Bill Bellamy, and Steve harvey. Small performed the five most recent Kevin Hart stand-up specials of 2011 Laugh at my pain to the 2020s Zero F – ks given on Netflix.
Entertainment Studios, the parent company of leGrio, will distribute the film through its Freestyle Releasing, in association with Global View Entertainment. Entertainment Studios has distributed films such as Hostiles, Arctic dogs, and 47 meters lower, which was the highest grossing independent film of 2017 at $ 44.3 million.
“We are very excited to partner with Global View Entertainment and Melvin Childs to bring For the love of money exclusively at theaters nationwide for Thanksgiving, ”said Michel simon, EVP / General Sales Manager at Entertainment Studios. “Leslie Small’s grainy, urban drama is a story about empowering women and the choices and sacrifices she makes for herself and her daughter.”
The movie is release planned for november.
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