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Chris Brown Coming "This Christmas"

January 09, 2007 08:10:36 GMT

Chris Brown is starring as one of the members of the Whitfield family in Screen Gems' family-friendly holiday flick "This Christmas."


Making a quick step in jumping to his next acting stint after his debut in "Stomp the Yard", Chris Brown has reportedly landed a role in family-friendly holiday feature "This Christmas (2007)" which sees him once more sharing screen with "Yard" co-star Columbus Short.

"We're doing another movie together," Short confirmed while joking that he and Brown are on their way to becoming the next Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. "It's great to keep us working together; we're trying to be the new, young rat pack."

Like in the previous picture, Brown is poised to play the younger brother of Short's character who is also an aspiring singer. In addition, the R&B singer will also contribute his singing skills to the film soundtrack, making a cover of the title tune as well as "Try a Little Tenderness", a song made popular by Otis Redding in 1967.

Made under Screen Gems banner, the picture is said by Short to be 'The Family Stone' meets 'Waiting to Exhale'." Its story will center on the Whitfield family whose members come together for the holidays after living their own lives separately for four years. Shooting has already begun yesterday, January 8, under Screen Gems banner.

Apart from Brown and Short, other cast members include Regina King, Mekhi Phifer, Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo, and Nia Long. All will come under the direction of Preston Whitmore who is also in charge to pen the script with Phifer producing.

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by peaches&cream on Jan 11, 2012
my best friend is in love with you! i am too! :)
posted by nataliee on Dec 01, 2010
Just want to say after all the things the news has said you are still my fav. I love your dancing and are the reason I went back to dancing. You are just an amazing singer and dancer
posted by Peanut butter&jelly on Nov 07, 2010
Chris ur soooooooooo handsome!
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i hate u i am a boy u hit my fav. singer rinnah u want to hit somebody hit me i will woup u
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I LOVE YOU CHRIS BROWN
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you be mines...
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all i want to kno is were did u learn how to dance so good and how ur voice sound so smoooth
posted by wanna be your wife on Feb 02, 2009
chris u the kind of man that every gurl who mant you hot and i would love to be your wife i like your song freeze you did ur thing up in that video.if i was with u my world would be great.and one more time sayin this you is hoooooootttttttt!!!!!!!!!!if u want to call or text me hit me at my cell at 334 621 8143.
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DO YOU LIKE ME FROM TALIAH
posted by TALIAH on Dec 21, 2008
DO YOU LIKE ME FROM TALIAH
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dear chris brown do you like me from DIAMOND
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i love u
posted by us on Nov 29, 2008
SOMEBODY ANSWER THE QUESTION!!!!! please :)
posted by us on Nov 29, 2008
wat is the pink vibrating thing that Kelli has in the movie that needs batteries that she hides when her mom comes into the room?????????????????
posted by love on Nov 09, 2008
you is fine
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u r ma fav singer coz u r so hot an n YEAH..... lol lub u here is ma email address kalari.m.@plps.sa.edu.au
posted by wish to be ur gurl on Jul 09, 2008
u look so damn hot in this vedio. my friend nika loves you and i love ur vedio take u down, u can take me down any day! :) from malika perry! if u wonna holler u can call my group home the board of child care! 410 922 2100 cottage 2 ex:5220 love you lots
posted by wish to be ur gurl on Jul 09, 2008
you so damn fineeeee you blowing me
posted by brie on May 08, 2007
i love u
posted by chris brown on Feb 27, 2007
i wanna know errthin new what is goin on of da film plz!

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