Tasha Smith Joins Cast Of Lee Daniels Upcoming Netflix Horror Film “Demon House” Starring Monique And Andra Day
Lee Daniels and Tasha Smith are teaming up for the big screen!
“Why Did I Get Married” star Tasha Smith recently secured a starring role in Lee Daniels upcoming horror movie reportedly titled “Demon House”. The film follows Indiana mother Ebony, played by Billie Holiday actress and singer Andra Day, and her children’s brush with possessive demonic spirits. Tasha Smith is set to play Andra Day‘s best friend Asia in the film.
Famed actress and comedian Monique was also cast for a starring role in the Lee Daniel’s project. The two formally had a long standing beef with one another for events that occured on set of Lee’s first major film “Precious” that starred Monique and Gabourey Sidibe .
Monique alleged that for a significant time after, Lee, Oprah Winfrey, and Tyler Perry had her blacklisted in Hollywood. However, Lee recently apologized publicly to Monique and the former coworkers vowed to move forward in the relationship. Monique will replace Octavia Spencer who was originally cast in a starring role, but left the film do to scheduling conflicts.
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The upcoming project will mark the third set Tasha and Lee will work on together. Tasha, who was mentored by Lee, played Cookie Lyon’s sister, Carol Hardaway, for 31 episodes on Lee’s hit FOX show “Empire”.
Additionally, the multi-talented actress directed a few episodes of Lee’s other FOX series “Star”.
An official release date for the film has yet to be released.
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