Tatyana Ali, best-known for her six-year run on “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” (1991-1997), is the latest cast addition to “Glory Road.”
Thesp has landed a role opposite Derek Luke, as his love interest, in the Disney basketball pic, which recounts the story of the Texas Western basketball coach who altered NCAA history when his all-black lineup of players won the championship in 1966. Josh Lucas toplines the film as coach Don Haskins.
Directed by commercials helmer James Gartner, pic is lensing in Louisiana and Texas.
Ali, also a singer/songwriter and recent Harvard graduate, is working on her next album. Her frosh disc, “Kiss the Sky” was released in 1998.