Must-See: Watch the Trailer for 'Black Nativity' Starring Jennifer Hudson

The film, based on Langston Hughes' original play, co-stars Angela Basset, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige and more.

ESSENCE.COM Jul, 01, 2013

This Christmas season, the theaters will be filled with the joyful sounds of holiday music!

Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige along with rising star Jacob Latimore star in the remake of Langston Hughes’ 1961 musical Black Nativity.

The Kasi Lemmons directed film follows Langston (Latimore) as he’s sent by his mother (Hudson) from Baltimore to visit his grandparents (Bassett and Whitaker) in Harlem for the holidays.

Check out the clip of the musical. Black Nativity hits theaters on November 27th.