*David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington and Craig Robinson have been cast in the upcoming Tyler Perry-produced comedy “We the Peeples.”
“Drumline” scribe Tina Gordon Chism wrote the script and will make her directing debut on the project, which begins production in Connecticut in November, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Lionsgate will release the film.
Robinson (“The Office”) plays a child psychologist who surprises his girlfriend (Washington) by showing up at her political family’s annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.
Washington stars in Tyler Perry’s adaptation of “For Colored Girls,” which Lionsgate releases in November. Grier’s recent credits include “Astro Boy” and “Dance Flick.”