Jennifer Hudson is in negotiations to star in Lionsgate’s “Tyler Perry’s the Family That Preys” reports Variety.
Sanaa Lathan, Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard and Rockmond Dunbar are already set for the film which focuses on two families from different sides of the tracks that become intimately involved in love and business.
Perry wrote, stars in and will direct the project which begins shooting March 2nd at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. This is his sixth film for Lionsgate. The fifth, “Meet the Browns”, opens March 21st whilst the seventh “Madea Goes to Jail” he’ll begin filming right after ‘Preys’.