Judith Scott (“Jake 2.0”) has snared a role in the untitled Bernie Mac-Ashton Kutcher project for Columbia.
Formerly dubbed “The Dinner Party,” pic is an update take on Stanley Kramer’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (1967), which starring Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn; this time, however, a young white man (Kutcher) is about to marry a black woman (Zoe Saldana) and her father (Bernie Mac) has a difficult time with her choice.
Scott will play Mac’s wife.
Also joining the cast is Jill Wagner (“Monk,” “Punk’d”) and newcomer Kellee Stewart.
Lensing is in progress under the direction of Kevin Sullivan.