Actress Regina King Directs ‘Let The Church Say Amen’

Regina King directs movie for ReShonda Tate Billingsby's novel "Let The Church Say Amen"
Actress Regina King on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and Directs ‘Let The Church Say Amen’
Regina King has signed up to reprise her role as the university’s director of human resources in the upcoming seventh season of CBS’s hit comedy, “The Big Bang Theory.” King’s character was last seen fending off numerous romantic advances from co-workers seeking job stability.
ReShonda Tate Billingsby's novel "Let The Church Say Amen"
Aside from “Big Bang Theory,” King is working on her feature directorial debut with an adaptation of ReShonda Tate Billingsby’s novel “Let The Church Say Amen,” for BET. reported:
Hosea Chanchez, Lela Rochon Fuqua, Naturi Naughton, Collins Pennie, and Steve Harris have all signed on to star in the original film, has learned.

Regina King will make her directorial debut and co-produce under her Royal Ties banner with Queen Latifah‘s Flava Unit.

The Cast of 'Let The Church Say Amen'

Here’s the movie synopsis:

Reverend Simon Jackson (Harris) has always felt destined to lead and he’s done a good job of it, transforming his small Houston church into one of the most respected and renowned in the region. But while the good Reverend’s been busy tending his flock, his family’s gone astray. His nineteen-year-old daughter, Rachel (Naughton), gives new meaning to “baby mama drama.” Crazy in love with her son’s father, she’s wreaking havoc on the man’s life, even though he’s about to marry another woman. David, Simon’s oldest at twenty-seven (Chanchez), has been spiraling downward ever since a knee injury ended a promising football career. These days he’s seeking solace in drugs — even feeding his habit by stealing church offerings. Blessedly, twenty-three-year-old Jonathan (Pennie), a college graduate and the apple of Simon’s eye, is poised to take his father’s side as associate pastor — or so everyone thinks.

Loretta (Rochon) has been a devoted wife to Simon, but she’s beginning to realize that enabling him to give more to the church than to his children was her biggest mistake. As things begin to fall apart and secrets are revealed, will Loretta be able to help her husband reunite their tattered family before it’s too late?.

SOURCE: Atlanta Black Star