Nia Long and Gabourey Sidibe to Star in New Movies

Are these two actresses on your favorites list?

Nia Long and Gabourey Sidibe each have snagged roles in upcoming films.

Long is set to play one of the leads in Tyler Perry’s latest flick Single Mom’s Club. As usual, Perry will take on the roles of writer, director, producer and star. The diverse cast includes William Levy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Zulay Henao. That film is scheduled for release in 2014.

Gabby Sidibe has been cast in White Bird in a Blizzard, a drama involving a young woman and her mother’s disappearance. That cast includes Law & Order SVU alum Christopher Meloni. No word on whether or not Sidibe is playing the lead role.

For more details on both movies check out BET.

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