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Black Nativity Hits UK Cinemas – Friday 6th December 2013

Fox Searchlight Pictures announces UK release date for


Starring Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jacob Latimore, Tyrese Gibson, Mary J. Blige and Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones.

BLACK NATIVITY will be released in the UK by Fox Searchlight on 6 December 2013. A contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, BLACK NATIVITY is an uplifting, seasonal story told through soulful sounds of gospel music, and brought to you by a lineup of R&B superstars. The story unfolds as Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore, journeys to New York City to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell (Forest Whitaker) and Aretha Cobbs (Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs’ rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his struggling single mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.

Award winning director and writer Kasi Lemmons (Talk to Me, Eve’s Bayou, The Caveman’s Valentine) shines at the helm of this festive urban musical. BLACK NATIVITY stars a talented ensemble cast of artists and actors, including award winning singer Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls, Sex in the City), Academy® Award winner Forrest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Vantage Point, The Butler), Angela Bassett (Malcolm X, Meet The Robinsons), recording artist Jacob Latimore (The Maze Runner), Tyrese Gibson (Fast and Furious, Transformers), GRAMMY winner Mary J. Blige (Rock of Ages), and hip hop star Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones.


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See Selected Cinemas:

Theatre Name
AMC Manchester 16
Cineworld (The O2) 11
Cineworld Aberdeen 10
Cineworld Ashton 14
Cineworld Birm Broadst 12
Cineworld Bolton 15
Cineworld Bradford 16
Cineworld Cardiff 15
Cineworld Castleford 14
Cineworld Crawley 15
Cineworld Dublin 17
Cineworld Enfield 15
Cineworld Falkirk 12
Cineworld Feltham 14
Cineworld Glasgow Renf 18
Cineworld High Wycombe 12
Cineworld Ilford 11
Cineworld Luton 11
Cineworld Milton Keynes 16
Cineworld Newport 13
Cineworld Nottingham 14
Cineworld Shaftesbury 7
Cineworld Sheffield 20
Cineworld Staples Cnr 6
Cineworld Stevenage 16
Cineworld Wandsworth 14
Cineworld Wolverhampton 14
Cineworld Wood Green 12
Empire Basildon 18
Empire Newcastle 16
Empire Poole 16
Empire Slough 10
Empire West End 8
Movie House City Side Belfast 14
Odeon Birmingham Broadway Plaza 10
Odeon Birmingham New St 8
Odeon Bradford 13
Odeon Greenwich 14
Odeon Holloway 8
Odeon Kingston 14
Odeon Lee Valley 12
Odeon Streatham 8
Odeon Surrey Quays 9
Odeon Trafford Centre 20
Odyssey Belfast 12
Omniplex Lisburn
Omniplex Mahon Point
Peckham Multiplex 6
Premiere Cinemas 8
Safari Harrow
Showcase Bluewater 12
Showcase Bristol 14
Showcase Bristol De Lux 13
Showcase Coventry 14
Showcase Derby De Lux 12
Showcase Dudley 14
Showcase East Glasgow 14
Showcase Leeds 16
Showcase Leicester De Lux 12
Showcase Liverpool 12
Showcase Manchester 14
Showcase Nantgarw 12
Showcase Newham 14
Showcase Nottingham 13
Showcase Paisley 14
Showcase Peterborough 13
Showcase Reading 12
Showcase Stockton 14
Showcase Walsall 12
Vue Acton 9
Vue Croydon Grants 10
Vue Croydon Pw 8
Vue Dagenham 9
Vue Harrow 12
Vue Leeds Light 14
Vue Portsmouth 14
Vue Romford 16
Vue Shepherds Bush 12
Vue Star City Birmingham 25
Vue Thurrock 9
Vue Westfield Stratford 17
Vue Wood Green 6