‘Summer’ sequel signs up Phifer

Joins Hewitt, Prinze Jr. and Norwood

NEW YORK — Mekhi Phifer (“Soul Food”) is joining Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Brandy Norwood in the cast for the sequel to the hit “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

Phifer will play Norwood’s boyfriend in the pic, which Danny Cannon is directing for Mandalay Entertainment. Neal Moritz, Stokely Chaffin, Erik Feig and William Beasley are producers.

Phifer’s deal was brokered by Emily Gerson-Saines and John Fogelman of the William Morris Agency and Robi Reed-Humes of Edmonds Management.

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