Written by Cynthia Mort, the movie has actually been put off for years and just last year, it was sold, financed, and will begin shooting in the fall.
“I’m definitely still doing it and I’m in acting classes for it now. We start shooting at the end of the month!” the singer told BET.com.
Blige is also busy with the film “Rock of Ages” starring alongside Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin.
“I’m playing Justice Charlier, a gentleman’s club owner. I’m having so much fun preparing for it, and I know Tom. I love Tom. He just really wants the best for everybody.”