Oscar winning Actress Mo’Nique has signed with ICM Partners.

in 1999, Mo’Nique starred as “Nikki” Parker on the UPN television series The Parkers.  She then went on to star in Ugly Betty, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins, Two Can Play That Game, Half Past Dead, and appeared in Soul Plane.

In 2009, Mo’Nique received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe for her role as Mary Lee Johnston in the film Precious.  Her late-night self-titled talk show premiered later that year on BET, and in 2011 she received an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Ma Rainey in the HBO biopic Bessie directed by Dee Reese.

Mo’Nique can be seen next on the big screen in the Universal Pictures Christmas comedy titled Almost Christmas directed by David E. Talbert’s where she will star alongside Gabrielle Union, Nicole Ari Parker, JB Smooth, Regina King, Omar Epps, and Danny Glover.

Almost Christmas is set to be released just in time for the November 11th.  Check out the trailer below.



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