We just discovered some news from actress Vivica Fox as she has just inked a multi-episode deal to star in the upcoming series titled Pastor Jones. The deal, inked with Nulite Entertainment, calls for Ms. Fox to play Dr.Hunter, an ex-girlfriend of Pastor Jones', who recently joins Grace United Christian Church.
Nulite Entertainment will produce 75 episodes of the show, based on the popular character, Pastor Jones, played by actor Jean Claude LaMarre. Other talent includes Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clifton Powell, Paula Jai Parker and Marcello Thedford.
Since its debut in 2006, Pastor Jones, which stars LaMarre, has sold more than 2 million units on home video, grossing approximately $8 million in sales. The movies have amassed a large Christian following among African-American audiences with inspirational storylines, dealing with themes of abuse, infidelity, redemption and faith. Lamarre is now venturing into television with this new half hour comedy also entitled Pastor Jones. With an amazing cast and hilarious story lines, Lamarre is set to make his mark on the small screen.
An independent filmmaker, LaMarre has produced a successful string of straight-to-DVD hits targeting the urban market, including Gang of Roses, Nora's Hair Salon 1 and 2, and Brothers and Arms. Most recently, LaMarre has produced, directed and starred in the controversial Color of the Cross. He also owns and operates the website BlackChristianMovies.com, which is the leading subscription based Christian movie site on the internet.