Christian Keyes is an actor, singer, screenwriter and producer, known for his roles in Note to Self (2012), Perfect Combination (2010), Madea Goes to Jail (2009) and Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005). He is an accomplished vocalist who has performed alongside such musicians as Brian McKnight, Anthony Hamilton, Lyfe Jennings and David & Tamela Mann.
Lady Ella Johnson
Vanessa Bell Calloway is an actress and producer, known for roles in Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Daylight (1996) and Coming to America (1988). Calloway began her career as a dancer in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls. Her TV credits include roles on Shameless (2011), Dexter (2006) and CSI (2000).
Keith Robinson is a singer and actor with credits including This Christmas (2007), Dreamgirls (2006) – which includes a Robinson-led version of the song “Family”- American Dreams (2002), Monk (2002) and ER (1994).
Mayor Pamela Clayborne
Gloria Reuben is a Canadian born actress and singer who has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater and music. Gloria’s career includes many memorable acting roles, from Jeanie Boulet in the hit NBC drama ER (1994), to Elizabeth Keckley, in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (2012).
Clifton Powell is an actor, comedian and producer known for his roles in films such as Ray (2004), Next Friday (2000) and Menace II Society (1993). In addition to his film credits, Powell has been featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) and television series House MD (2004), CSI (2000), The Jamie Foxx Show (1996) and Roc (1991). He is also the recipient of numerous NAACP awards.
Jasmine Burke is an actress and filmmaker from Atlanta, Georgia who has been featured in such films as Van Wilder 3 (2009) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008). Her series credits include Drop Dead Diva (2009), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and Army Wives (2007). She also flexed her singing and dancing skills as a finalist and fan favorite on MTV’s Making the Band 3 in 2005.
New Jersey native J.D. Williams is an accomplished actor, known for The Wire (2002), Oz (1997) and The Second Line (2007). Williams has also had leading roles or cameo appearances in a number of R&B and hip-hop music videos.
Det. Noah St. Charles
Afemo Omilami is an actor known for his work in such hit films as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The Blind Side (2009) and Forrest Gump (1994).