The official word: An all-star ensemble cast headlines the romantic comedy Jumping the Broom, debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 9th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film explores the universal themes of passion, love and family when two families of different backgrounds come together for a wedding. The star-studded cast includes Academy Award® nominee Angela Basset (Best Actress, What’s Love Got To Do With It, 1993), Paula Patton (Precious), Laz Alonso (Just Wright, This Christmas), Mike Epps (Faster, The Hangover), Loretta Devine (For Colored Girls, Death at a Funeral) and Julie Bowen (TV’s “Modern Family”). Bonus materials include commentary and two behind-the-scenes featurettes: “You’re Invited: Behind the Scenes” and “Honoring the Tradition of Jumping the Broom.” Jumping the Broom will be available on Blu-ray for $35.99 SRP and on DVD for $30.99 SRP.
When a marriage brings together the bride’s upper crust relatives with the groom’s downtown family, not even love can conquer all of the difficulties in this romantic comedy.
Jumping the Broom was directed by Salim Akil from a story by Elizabeth Hunter and a screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Arlene Gibbs. T.D. Jakes, Tracey E. Edmonds, Curtis Wallace, Elizabeth Hunter, and Glendon Palmer served as producers.
Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Features Include:
§ Commentary with Director Salim Akil, Paula Patton and Laz Alonso
§ “You’re Invited: Behind the Scenes” Featurette
§ “Honoring the Tradition of Jumping the Broom” Featurette