Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Fox Searchlight has released the first official poster for the upcoming holiday musical, Black Nativity.

Directed by Kasi Lemmon, Black Nativity  stars Jennifer Hudson as a single mother struggling to make ends meet while raising her teenage son Langston, played by Jacob Latimore.  She is forced to send Langston to his grandparents’ home in NYC for Christmas where Langston learns the true meaning of the holiday season.

Black Nativity  also stars Forest Whitaker as Reverend Cornell, Angela Bassett as Aretha Cobbs, Tyrese Gibson, Luke James, Nas, and Mary J. Blige as an angel named Platinum Fro.

Check out the poster and full trailer below featuring J-Hud singing the Stevie Wonder classic song, “As” :

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