*Paula Patton, currently starring in the Queen Latifah film “Just Wright,” is in negotiations to topline the wedding-themed comedy “Jumping the Broom.”
The film follows the clash of two black families from opposite ends of the socioeconomic background at a weekend wedding in Martha’s Vineyard.
Patton would play the female lead of the wealthy family, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Production is scheduled to begin this summer in Nova Scotia under director Salim Akil.
Patton, married to R&B singer Robin Thicke and new mom to 7-week old son Julian Fuego, also played the teacher in “Precious.”