Big Momma's House 3 Gets Bigger: Faizon Love, Emily Rios, Portia Doubleday and Michelle Ang have been cast opposite Martin Lawrence in Big Momma's House 3, which will begin shooting this month in Atlanta at the private, all-girls Agnes Scott College. The new film finds Big Momma (Lawrence) and Charmaine (Brandon T. Jackson) undercover at an
We hear that joining Lawrence and Brandon T Jackson are actors Faizon Love, Emily Rios, Portia Doubleday and Michelle Ang.
As we reported a couple of weeks ago, Jackson (of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and the upcoming Lottery Ticket) joined the cast as Lawrence’s son and will also don the infamous fat suit. Jessica Lucas (of Cloverfield fame) also joined the cast in the third installment which is now titled Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. So far, the actress who is noticeably absent from the casting is actress Nia Long who played Lawrence’s love interest in the previous films.
If you recall, the Big Momma’s House franchise is about an FBI agent who wears drag and goes undercover to crack certain cases.
As we stated weeks ago,
Faizon Love, Emily Rios, Portia Doubleday and Michelle Ang have been cast in Fox's "Big Momma's House" threequel opposite Martin Lawrence.
Brandon T. Jackson ("Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief") and Jessica Lucas ("Cloverfield") already have been cast in the third installment -- now titled "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" -- of Lawrence's FBI-agent-in-drag franchise, which has grossed more than $310 million worldwide. New Regency is financing and producing.
"Big Momma's House 2" director John Whitesell also is helming the new project, from a script by Matthew Fogel and Randi Mayem Singer. David T. Friendly again is producing via his Friendly Films.
In the latest story line, Big Momma (Lawrence) and Charmaine (Jackson) go undercover at an all-girls performing-arts school to unmask a murderer. Love will play Kurtis Kool, a school security guard and former Run-d.M.C. roadie who becomes smitten with Big Momma.
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The story follows FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) and his nephew Trent (Brandon T. Jackson) going undercover as women at an all-girls performing arts school in order to find a killer.
Lucas' plays one of the students who meets up with Trent early on and then later as his female persona Charmaine.
John Whitesell ("Big Momma's House 2") directs with shooting kicking off next month in Atlanta.
According to Variety, the third installment in the franchise will be directed by John Whitesell.
Brandon T. Jackson stars as the nephew of Lawrence's character. The pair dress as females and go undercover at a performing arts school.
Lucas' character meets up with the nephew -- first as a boy, and later as a girl.
The script was written by Randi Mayem Singer.
Production will begin in April.
Anyway, Variety reports Brandon T. Jackson, who's on the screen in "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief," is joining the project directed by John Whitesell ("Big Momma's House 2"). Matthew Fogel wrote the script, which Randi Mayem Singer revised.
The story? This time, Lawrence's character Malcolm takes his 17-year-old nephew on an undercover mission at an all-girls performing arts school after the youngster witnesses a murder. They both dress up as ladies, trying to find the killer in time before he strikes next.
And hell: At this point, Martin Lawrence's only success comes when he dresses up as an overweight older black woman. If he'd go ahead and get the sex-change surgery done, he'd spend a lot less time in the make-up chair. Plus, we'd get some added authenticity to that motorboating scene.
Word is, according to Variety, that the movie is backed and fully funded,
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Brandon T. Jackson ("Percy Jackson," "Tropic Thunder") has joined the cast as Trent, FBI agent Malcolm Turner's nephew who witnesses a murder and must help his uncle go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school.
As a result, Malcolm slips back into his Big Momma guise while Trent poses as Charmaine, and the pair hurry to find the murderer before he finds them.
John Whitesell ("Big Momma's House 2") will direct the film which begins shooting next month in Atlanta for an early 2011 release.
For the next film, Lawrence will be joined by Brandon T. Jackson who has just appeared in "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief". Jackson will play Turner's 17-year-old nephew named Trent. The two will go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after Trent sees a murder. Posing as Big Momma and Charmaine, they must find the murderer before he comes after them.
"Big Momma's House 3" is planned to start production this April in Atlanta with the script provided by Matthew Fogel and Randi Mayem Singer. John Whitesell, who directed "Big Momma's House 2", will tackle the same job for the third film, which is produced by David T. Friendly. 20th Century Fox
Regency is financing this film that will also star Brandon T. Jackson (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief).
20th Century Fox will distribute this film that will be directed by John Whitesell. He directed Big Momma's House 2.
Big Momma's House 3 will start shooting is April in Atlanta. The script was written by Matthew Fogel and later rewritten by Randi Mayem Singer (Mrs. Doubtfire).
In this new installment, FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Lawrence) and his 17-year-old nephew, Trent (Jackson), go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after Trent sees a murder. Posing as Big Momma and Charmaine, they must find the murderer before he comes after them.
If the filmmakers have their way, this new installment will not be called Big Momma's House 3.
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