Baggage Claim writer-director David E. Talbert will helm the production, while Will Packer and Gabrielle handle things on the distribution end. Gabby and Will previously worked together on the Lifetime flick With this Ring, which starred Jill Scott, Eve and Regina Hall.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, A Meyers Christmas (which was initially titled A Meyers Thanksgiving) will center around an estranged family who is brought together over Christmas for the first time since their mother passed away. This is a far cry from Gabby’s last holiday film, 2007’s The Perfect Holiday.The film will be shot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, with production set to kick off in January. Outside of Gabrielle no other casting decisions have been announced.
The film is set for release in November 2016. In the meantime you can catch Gabby in the third season of Being Mary Jane which kicks off on October 20 via BET.