Nia Long Joins ‘A Life In A Year Cast’

On the heels of her recurring role on “Empire,” Nia Long has joined the cast of the romantic drama, A Life in a Year, where she will play the role of Terrence Howard‘s wife and Jaden Smith‘s mother.

According to Deadline, Nia will play Catherine, the spouse of Howard’s no-nonsense patriarch and the supportive mother of Daryn (Jaden Smith).

The movie, now filming in Toronto, centers on 17-year-old Daryn’s love for his girlfriend Isabelle (Cara Delavigne) who is diagnosed with cancer, and his desire to make the most of the little time they have left together.

A Life in a Year is slated to arrive in 2018 and will be produced by Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment.

In other Nia Long news…she is set to star in Lemon and Roxanne Roxanne. Both films are slated to be released this year.

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