Welcome to another edition of Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature which seeks to unearth some of TV and Film’s hidden/forgotten gems.
Today, we revisit 2005’s ‘The Seat Filler’ which starred Kelly Rowland, Mel B, Duane Martin, Kyla Pratt and Shemare Moore.
In it, Rowland plays a popular R&B singer who meets a man she believes is a high profile entertainment lawyer at an awards ceremony. However, it isn’t long before she discovers that all isn’t as it seems prompting romance and comedy to ensue.
Never seen the movie?
Press play to catch the Tisha Campbell and Duane Martin creation below…
Tisha and Duane were able to secure $8 million to create the movie and, by way of Kelly’s performance, welcomed a return of $27.9 million.