Boris Kodjoe Joins Baggage Claim cast, joining Taye Diggs, Derek Luke, Terrence J

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Boris Kodjoe Joins Baggage Claim Cast
Posted by Wilson Morales

November 1, 2012

Just when you thought the cast was complete, Blackfilm.com has learned Boris Kodjoe has also joined the big ensemble film of David Talbert’s Baggage Claim. Fox Searchlight will distribute the film in 2013.

The actor joins a cast that includes Paula Patton, Derek Luke, Adam Brody, Jill Scott, Taye Diggs, Djimon Hounsou, Trey Songz, Laura London, Tia Mowry, Lala Anthony, Christina Milian, Terrence J, and Jenifer Lewis.

Kodjoe had recently tweeted the following, “First day on the ‘Baggage Claim’ set. Working w @PaulaPattonXO and my brothers @TayeDiggs @actorderekluke

The film is based on Talbert’s best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

With her mother having just tied the knot for a record-breaking fourth time and her baby sister, Sheree, rushing to jump the broom, five-time maid of honor Montana Moore is dangerously close to becoming not only the oldest, but the only woman in her entire family never to be married.

Having convinced herself that there’s no way in heaven or hell she’s showing up at her sister’s Christmas Eve engagement party without a prospect of her own, Montana concocts her wildest and most romantically ridiculous plan yet: a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile trek in search of a husband.

Will it be Damon Diesel, a young hip-hop producer whose motto is “Making the green scream and the dolla holla!”? Or will she win over the Reverend Curtis P. Merewether, pastor and founder of Greater House of Deliverance, Tabernacle of Praise, Worship, and Miracles? Of course Langston Jefferson Battle III, superattorney turned city councilman, needs a wife now that his sights are set on the United States Congress. Or perhaps her lifelong mate is Quinton Jamison, a multimillionaire textile guru twenty years her senior. Only time — or the lack of it — will tell.

Kodjoe was recently announced as the lead to Bille Woodruff‘s new film, Addicted, joining Sharon Leal, William Levy, and Tasha Smith.


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