The latest news out this week on Malcolm D. Lee‘s sequel to the classic ’90s romcom The Best Man is sure to make fans happy: the entire cast is on board for part deux.
A press release issued by Universal Pictures on Thursday stated:
“After nearly 15 years apart, Taye Diggs (televisionâ€™s Private Practice), Nia Long (Big Mommaâ€™s House), Morris Chestnut (Kick-Ass 2), Harold Perrineau (Zero Dark Thirty), Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), Sanaa Lathan (Contagion), Monica Calhoun (Love & Basketball), Melissa De Sousa (Miss Congeniality) and Regina Hall (Scary Movie franchise) reprise their career-launching roles in the next chapter to the film that ushered in a new era of comedy. When the college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignite.”
With all the players set and a release date confirmed (Nov. 15, 2013), production on the film is expected to begin in the very near future.