EXCLUSIVE: Kimberly Elise has joined the family for A Meyers Christmas, Universal’s comedy starring Danny Glover and Gabrielle Union. She’ll play the eldest child in an estranged family that is brought together for the holidays for the first time since the mother’s death. Jessie T. Usher co-stars in the pic, which is set to open November 11, 2016.
David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim) wrote and will direct A Meyers Christmas, which is produced by Will Packer and his Universal-based Will Packer Productions. Talbert also is exec producing alongside Lyn Sisson-Talbert, James F. Lopez, Preston Holmes, Union and Jeff Morrone. SVP Production Kristin Lowe and Creative Executive Chloe Yellin will oversee A Meyers Christmas for the studio.
Hit The Floor alum Elise’s feature credits include Dope, Highland Park, Ties That Bind and For Colored Girls. She is repped by APA and Untitled Entertainment.