Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson are also attached
Kasi Lemmons is helming the pic which also stars Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett.
The pic is based on the Langston Hughes novel and is a modern re-telling of Nativity story. When a young teen’s mother sends him to live with his estranged parents, he falls into a deep sleep at a church during Christmastime and dreams of a black nativity.
Pic bows Nov. 27.
The WME-repped Rotimi is best known for his role on the Starz skein “Boss.”