Amber Riley & Raven Goodwin Star in “Single Black Female” Coming to Lifetime on February 5
Reeling from the death of her beloved father and a difficult breakup, Monica (Raven Goodwin), is ready to move forward with her life as she tries to land the new hosting job for an afternoon talk show. When she hires a new assistant, Simone (Amber Riley), the two quickly become close friends as Simone moves in next door and completely immerses herself in Monica’s life. But underneath her sweet exterior, Simone harbors a dark secret, and as time goes on cracks in her façade begin to appear. Monica decides to sever ties once and for all with Simone, but Simone has other plans and is determined to take over Monica’s life for good. K. Michelle also stars.
Single Black Female is directed by Shari Carpenter and written by Tessa Evelyn Scott and Sa’Rah L. Jones. In addition to Single Black Female, K. Michelle hosts the new Lifetime unscripted series, My Killer Body with K. Michelle, premiering February 3, at 9/8c with a sneak peek airing on January 28th at 10/9c.
Single Black Female is set to be received as an iconic urban classic.
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My Thoughts About The Film
I lost my mom in 2020 I couldn’t imagine losing my life partner to betrayal immediately after. Raven Goodwin lost her dad in real life and her character (Monica) did as well in the movie. The character Monica lost the love of her life as well due to cheating 2 weeks after her dad’s funeral. This film is a must-watch. From beginning to end the audience will witness an experience of realizing who is real in your life and who wants your life. Jealousy and lies can not only come from strangers but also from those close to you as well.
There are so many twists and turns that will blow your mind away. The cast members acting is so on point and so is the script. I loved seeing Black Women killing it in this film! The movie is so so good yall! Watch and watch again. I got to pre-screen it and loved it!
I attended the Single Black Female virtual press day with cast members Amber Riley (Fox comedy-drama series Glee), Janet Hubert (Vivian Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), and Raven Goodwin (BET series Being Mary Jane). See what the ladies’ response was when I asked what was it like to work with the Director, Shari L. Carpenter. Aunt Viv is outside yall!
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