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The Cookout

Rating:PG-13 (for drug content, sexual references and language)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:September 3, 2004
Running time:85 minutes
Cast:Jeffrey Atkins, Tim Meadows, Jennifer Lewis, Quran 'Storm P' Pender, Meagan Good
Director:Lance Rivera
Producer:Darryl 'Latee' French
Writer:Stephanie Marquardt, Ramsey Gbelawoe, Laurie Turner
Distributor:Lions Gate Films

Web Site: http://www.thecookoutmovie.com/

Description: When Todd Anderson is chosen as the #1 NBA draft pick by the New Jersey Nets, he signs a contract for thirty million dollars that instantly changes his life. Whether he likes it or not his mom, Lady Em, is not going to let her son forget his roots. When Todd buys a new house and mistakenly invites family from the old neighborhood for a cookout on the same day he scheduled an endorsement interview, chaos erupts and Todd must choose between his down home roots and his newfound celebrity.

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