Actress Nicole Ari Parker is officially set to join the upcoming indie comedy Headshop!
Written and directed by Kim Bass the film revolves around therapist Dr. Latrice Monroe who, after a devastating loss, tries to reconnect to her roots by opening her new office in a neighborhood that’s very resistant to her services. As her new neighbors slowly open up, they inadvertently teach her the true meaning of community.
Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise,Deon Cole, Michael Jai White, Reno Wilson, Marla Gibbs, Tony Plana, Kris Marshall, Donis Leonard Jr., and Claudia Zevallos also star in the film, which is currently shooting in Los Angles.
John Cappetta and Deanna Shapiro are exec producing.
Parker is known for her breakout role on the hit series Soul Food. Since then she has starred in classic films such as Dancing in September written and directed by Reggie Rock Bythewood, Brown Sugar directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Malcolm D. Lee’s Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins, King’s Ransom directed by Jeff Byrd, and 35 and Ticking written and directed by Russ Parr. Most recently, she was a recurring cast member on the FOX series Rosewood alongside Morris Chestnut, and was most recently seen on the big screen in Universal Pictures’ holiday film Almost Christmas alongside Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union and Mo’Nique.