Gabrielle Union, who’s currently stars in BET’s Being Mary Jane, is set to star and produce in writer-director David E. Talbert’s A Meyers Christmas For Universal Pictures, reports THR. Slated to hit theaters on Nov. 11, 2016, the film centers on an estranged family who is brought together over Christmas for the first time since their mother’s passing. Will Packer will produce through his Universal-based Will Packer Productions, while Union also is signed on to executive produce. Talbert is executive producing with Lyn Sisson-Talbert and James F. Lopez of Will Packer Productions.
Last seen in Chris Rock’s Top Five, Union recently completed production on Sleepless Night with Jamie Foxx. She’s also set to appear in Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation alongside Armie Hammer, Aunjanue Ellis and Aja Naomi King. She will also voice the character Nala in The Lion Guard : Return Of The Roar for the Disney Channel. Season 3 of Being Mary Jane begins this month on October 20.
Sidebar: Looking forward to season 3 of Being Mary Jane