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Watch Trailer for 'Furlough' starring Tessa Thompson and Whoopi Goldberg

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Tessa Thompson and Whoopi Goldberg are teaming up for a new comedy titled Furlough.   In the film, Thompson stars as a young woman who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. 

 

At work, she is given a chance to show off her abilities when she is assigned to accompany an unruly prisoner (Melissa Leo) on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother, but the duos trip goes haywire.

 

Furlough also stars Anna Paquin, La La Anthony and Drena De Niro. It is also written by Barry Strugatz and directed by Laurie Collyer.

 

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Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.