“The reason I wanted to be involved in the piece — straight off the bat — was because the writing was so superb that it enveloped you,” she toldCelebuzz at the movie’s premiere. “Even just reading the script, midway through it you’re laughing, you’re yelling…you’re just emotionally attached.”
The film also stars fellow songstress Jennifer Hudson as a drug addict named Gloria.
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