Mo’Nique Sets First Post-Oscar Role with BUMPED Starring Kellan Lutz

     July 20, 2011


After winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2009 for her role in Precious, it looks like Mo’Nique has settled on her first post-Academy Award role with the indie dramedy Bumped. Stephen Hereck (Mr. Holland’s Opus) is set to direct the story which revolves around “five strangers whose personal lives are revealed and changed during a layover in Chicago.” Variety reports that Mo’Nique joins a cast that includes Kellan Lutz (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Camilla Belle (10,000 B.C.), Katie Cassiday (Gossip Girl) Alex Gonzalez (X-Men: First Class), and Xenia Siamas. Lizzy Weiss (Blue Crush) wrote the script.

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