Behind the Scenes of Queen Latifah’s Film ‘Brotherly Love’

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Queen Latifah’s latest film, Brotherly Love, is well on its way to the big screen. The film has been picked up and is slated to be released in April.

Directed by Jamal Hill, the film has plenty of star power to offer. Familiar faces include Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Logan Browning, Romeo Miller, Quincy Brown , Macy Gray and more.

The official synopsis of the film reads:

Set on the backdrop of Philadelphia’s famed Overbrook High School, we track the lives of the nations number one high school basketball player Sergio Taylor as he deals with the early pressures of hood fame. His older brother June who had basketball dreams of his own, but after the death of their father he resorted to the allure of the streets to fill the financial void in the home. Finally, their sister Jackie the princess of the bunch who has strong ambitions to pursue a musical career, but is suddenly side tracked by an unexpected encounter with teenage love. This story takes place in a city where the life expectancy of a black male is twenty-five years of age. A city that had over four hundred murders last year alone, and where the unemployment rate is at an all time high. This story is painted with a kaleidoscope of music, sports, and characters that will bring the last two generation closer together by allowing them to see the inner lives of our youths in the journey of Brotherly Love.

Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment, alongside Jacavi Films, and Electric Republic are producing. This marks the first project for Latifah’s media company since her talk show was cancelled.

Brotherly Love hits theaters April 24.

Check out the behind-the-scenes photos below!

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(Photo Credit: Necole Bitchie)