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Confirming The Roles Taye Diggs & Trey Songz Will Play In 'Baggage Claim'...

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 5, 2012 at 10:58AM

Confirming The Roles Taye Diggs & Trey Songz Will Play In 'Baggage Claim'...
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We already told you at least a week or 2 ago that Taye Diggs, Trey SongzJill ScottJ Cole and Djimon Hounsou were all in for parts in playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, for Fox Searchlight, based on his best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

That list of actors will be joining those who were cast much earlier - Paula PattonDerek Luke, and Octavia Spencer - as cast members, with Patton playing our husband-seeking flight attendant.

Now the film has cast its first non-black actor, Adam Brody, who'll play a flamboyant flight attendant who works alongside Patton and Octavia Spencer. He devises a plan to help Patton's character get engaged before Christmas, and works with a team of airport personnel to make sure she crosses paths with several ex-boyfriends who are traveling during the course of the story.

As for the others, Songz will play a big-time record producer, and Diggs will play a man with his eyes set on running for Congress, who wants a trophy wife.

Here's the synopsis for Baggage Claim:

Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé. Whom will she choose? Damon Diesel, a P. Diddy wannabe; Reverend Curtis P. Merewether, pastor of Greater House of Deliverance, Tabernacle of Praise, Worship, and Miracles; pompous attorney-turned-councilman Langston Jefferson Battle III; or Quinton Jamison, a multimillionaire who's twenty years her senior?

The project is scheduled to begin principal photography this month.

This article is related to: Taye Diggs, Paula Patton


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