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Marilu Henner, Chelsey Crisp, Corbin Bernsen Star in Faith-Based Comedy

Marilu Henner, Chelsey Crisp, Joseph Williamson and Corbin Bernsen are starring in faith-based comedy “Jesse and Naomi,” with shooting starting this week in Virginia.

Robert Kirbyson directs from a screenplay by Sean Gaffney. Chris Aronoff and Bernsen are producing in a co-production between Aronoff, Bernsen’s Home Theater Films and Regent University in Virginia Beach.

Crisp portrays a divorcee who volunteers to move in with her mother-in-law (Henner) after her husband passes away. Williamson plays a local reverend, and Bernsen is a New York priest.

Henner tweeted about the project Monday.

Henner has a recurring role in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” and Crisp appears in the “Fresh Off the Boat” series.

 

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