Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson cast in family dramedy ‘Lullaby’

Terrence Howard, Jennifer HudsonTerrence Howard and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson are set to appear in a dramatic comedy titled Lullaby.

The film, which will be directed by fine artist Andrew Levitas, centers around the estranged relationship between a father (played by Richard Jenkins) and son (Garrett Hedlund). The full synopsis reads:

“Lullaby explores the power of life and the reconnections between loved ones. Estranged from his family, Hedlund’s character receives word that his father has chosen to take himself off of life support. What follows is an unexpected journey of love, laughter and forgiveness.”

Details on Howard and Hudson’s roles in the film have yet to be revealed. The two actors previously worked together on the soon-to-be-released Winnie Mandela biopic Winnie, with Hudson playing the title role, and Howard playing former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Lullaby is scheduled to start shooting in June in New York City.

(Photo credit: Michael Buckner/Stephen Lovekin)

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