Singer-songwriter and actor, Rotimi, known for “Divergent,” Starz’ series “Boss,” ABC’s “Betrayal” and CBS’ “Battle Creek” recently appearing in “Coming 2 America” and BET’s original movie “Favorite Son” is amongst the latest addition to New Line’s reimagining of the 1990 hit comedy “House Party.”
Produced by the SpringHill Company for HBO Max, we see by LeBron James and Maverick Carter on board as producers
Melvin Gregg and Allen Maldonado also make the cut, joining stars Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Tosin Cole, Karen Obilom and DC Young Fly. It is set to be directed by award-winning music video helmer Calmatic, his feature directorial debut. Emmy-nominated “Atlanta” duo Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori pen the script.
Reginald and Warrington Hudlin behind the original movie, return as executive producers, alongside SpringHill’s Spencer Beighley and Jamal Henderson.
New Line executives Richard Brener, Josh Mack and Victoria Palmeri are overseeing the project for the studio.
The 1990 movie, written and directed by Reginald Hudlin, was a major financial success for New Line, earning $26.4 million at the box office.The movie also features Tisha Martin-Campbell, Martin Lawrence, A.J. Johnson, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Full Force (Paul Anthony, Bowlegged Lou and B-Fine).
Reginald and Warrington Hudlin return to the “House Party” as executive producers on the movie, alongside SpringHill’s Spencer Beighley and Jamal Henderson. New Line execs Richard Brener, Josh Mack and Victoria Palmeri are overseeing the project for the studio.