Brandon T. Jackson is Suiting Up for Big Momma's House 3
by Ethan Anderton
March 2, 2010
As there weren't enough grief and torture in the world, Martin Lawrence has agreed to a third go-round in a fat suit as Variety reports that the "comedian" is moving forward with Big Momma's House 3. But this time Lawrence will also bring along Brandon T. Jackson (seen in Tropic Thunder, Percy Jackson) as a younger cross-dressing partner as the story revolves around FBI agent Malcolm Turner and his 17-year-old nephew, Trent, who go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after Trent witnesses a murder. Posing as Big Momma and Charmaine, they must find the murderer before he finds them. I smell an Oscar!
Apparently producers want to steer away from simply calling the film Big Momma's House 3. An easy way to do that would be not to make the film at all, but John Whitesell, who directed Big Momma's House 2, will be directing from newcomer Matthew Fogel's script. Words cannot express how angry I am that this project is even being considered over countless better original comedies that I know are circulating out there. This is a travesty. Then again, the first two movies (released in 2000 and 2006, respectively) have made $188 million combined. Now we know why they want to make another one. Does anyone actually like these movies?
Flogging a dead horse! Why even bother?
Ron on Mar 2, 2010
why bother? either because the first one was an extremely entertaining cinematic masterpiece... or because the first one made 117mil domestic and the second one 70mil good movies on one hand, money on the other... i don't think hollywood flips a coin to decide which way they will go
Janny on Mar 2, 2010
Why are so many young actors *cough* Taylor Lautner *cough* so eager to end their careers before they even begin?
sean on Mar 2, 2010
It's just a comedy. Calm down.
Tristan on Mar 2, 2010
#4 its a comedy that stopped being funny twenty minutes into the first film, but maybe Jackson will bring something new?
Xerxex on Mar 2, 2010
#5 It stopped being funny after the first trailer was released.
Moe on Mar 2, 2010
HA! Too True Moe.
Xerxex on Mar 2, 2010
I LOVED the first 2 movies. Basically Mrs Doubtfire blacked up.
Jeeze on Mar 3, 2010
Isn't Nia Long's son named "Trent" in the Big Momma movies?
Shaun on Mar 9, 2010
here is a funny joke I saw about big momma’s house 3, http://ponderingstuff.com/2010/10/03/business-sunk-costs-and-big-mamma%e2%80%99s-house-3/
Travis on Oct 3, 2010
yes her son's name was Trent. the biggest disappointment is that Nia Long will not be in #3.
Sss_allthetime on Feb 16, 2011
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