“Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins”

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OVERVIEW: In this laugh-out-loud comedy hit, Martin Lawrence returns to his small-town family to discover that going home is no vacation! In just one weekend, an all-star cast of outrageous and lovable characters put him through one hilarious predicament after another before he finally learns a lesson about the true meaning of family!

BONUS FEATURES:

• ALMOST 45 MINUTES OF OUTTAKES AND DELETED/EXTENDED SCENES, INCLUDING AN ALTERNATE OPENING.

• BRINGING THE FAMILY TOGETHER: An inside look at the making of the film featuring interviews with writer/director Malcolm D. Lee, producers Scott Stuber and Charlie Castaldi, and cast members Martin Lawrence, Michael Clarke Duncan, Mo’Nique, Mike Epps and Cedric the Entertainer.

• ON LOCATION – GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY: A closer look at the making of the obstacle course sequence.

• GOING HOME – REAL STORIES OF THE CAST: Cast members including Martin Lawrence, Michael Clarke Duncan, James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Joy Bryant, Mike Epps and Mo’Nique reflect on what it was like for them to return home after becoming famous.

• JOE “WE’RE FAMILY” MUSIC VIDEO

• FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR MALCOLM D. LEE

FILM SYNOPSIS: Leading an all-star comedy cast, Martin Lawrence is talk-show sensation RJ Stevens, who left behind his modest Southern upbringing and family name to transform into a self-help guru dispensing his “Team of Me” philosophy to millions of adoring fans. With a reality-TV-star fiancée and money to burn, there’s no piece of the Hollywood dream RJ hasn’t achieved. After his parents request that he come home for their 50th wedding anniversary, the TV host packs up his 10-year-old son and diva bride-to-be and heads back to Georgia. It’s a chance to prove to his family that he’s no longer the awkward kid they relentlessly picked on. At least, that’s the plan…But when his crazy, lovable family calls him on his big-city attitude and challenges him at every turn, RJ is forced to take a hard look at the man he’s become. He may be a superstar in L.A., but he’s just one of the guys in Dry Springs as folks say Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.

 

 

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