Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2012
Coming off her memorable scene and appearance opposite Jonah Hill in "The Sitter", Alysia Joy Powell (The Sitter, Excuse Me For Living) has been tapped to star as the lead of Big & Beautiful, a romantic comedy in which Powell will use as a starring vehicle.
Directed by Choice Skinner (Wingman Inc., Brotherly Love) from a screenplay written by Steven Grant and Skinner, Big & Beautiful is a story about a plus sized woman named Jamela Jenkins (Powell) who has recently been cheated on by her fiance. Her trusted friend Tammi convinces her to attend a weight loss/self-improvement resort on an island to recover from her broken heart but instead Jamela encounters zany people, zany times and new found love and romance with a sexy, personal trainer.
Additional cast includes Michael Corey Davis (For Colored Girls), Farley Jackson (Wingman Inc.) Daffany McGarry Clark (The Fosters’), Felicia Tamika Sheppard and Lulu Valencia.
Big and Beautiful is being produced by Darkan Entertainment and is scheduled to lens in spring of 2013.
Powell is managed by West Entertainment.