Loretta Devine Says ‘Waiting To Exhale’ Sequel in the Works [Video]

Published: Wednesday 11th Nov 2020 by Rashad

December 22 will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of ‘Waiting to Exhale‘ – the groundbreaking film adaptation of Terry McMillan‘s equally game-changing novel about the stories of four Black female friends balancing romance, parenthood, and more with the demands of their respective professions.

With its main characters portrayed by GRAMMY & EMMY Award-winning Pop icon Whitney Houston, Academy & EMMY Award nominee Angela Bassett, EMMY Award winner Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon, ‘Exhale’ grossed over 5 times its budget at box offices and broke boundaries for the way women of color were portrayed in movies along the way.

As calls for such positive media representation is at its highest now, Tamron Hall – who welcomed Devine and her ‘Spell’ co-star Omari Hardwick as guests on her top-rated talk show last week – quizzed the actress on if the highly celebrated flick will be among many getting a reboot in the near future.

Devine’s answer was a shocker.  Details inside:

Start at 30:40 mark:

When asked about a long-awaited ‘Waiting to Exhale’ part 2, Loretta responded:

“Well I know Terry and I think Lee Daniels is working on something because she’s been trying to get Waiting To Exhale back for so many years. And because it changed so much for everybody. Not just black women but also, so many shows came out of that with the same girlfriend format that they use.”

She added:

“But I think they’re doing something about the kids of the women, and I think that’s going to be coming out so look forward, there’s a lot of stuff that is being developed to look forward to.”

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  1. DC3 FOREVER November 11, 2020

    I swear originality is out the window all these sequels and remakes and reboots can anyone come up with an original idea????

    • WHAT WOULD WHITNEY DOOOOO November 11, 2020

      originality …hold the f*** up…..your title says DC3 ???

      when beyonce is the BIGGEST RIP OFF COPYCAT WITH NO ORIGANlity you hatn as b**** you stan for a mutha fckn thief…and you have a nerve to post that s***….ya motha should slap the s*** outta you

  2. Fancy BISH November 11, 2020

    Great news! Add Mariah, Janet, Monica and Kelly Price to the soundtrack this time lol…I’m about to bless y’all today with this performance from Mariah ❤️
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3fHzsNdsDE

    • whyyte n bllackk bitchhezz November 11, 2020

      that may be too much pressure for cocaine carey Shoop Shoop had debuted at #1 that was history for whitney n baby face mariah cant top that

      Everyone falls in love sometime
      Sometimes it’s wrong, and sometimes it’s right
      For every win, someone must fail
      But there comes a point when
      When we exhale
      Yeah, yeah, say

      Shoop, shoop, shoop
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      (Yeah)
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      (All you got to say is shoo be doop)
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      (Shoo be doop)
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      Shoop be doop, shoop, shoop
      Shoop be doop

  3. Swirly November 11, 2020

    Leave it alone.

    Whitney isn’t even with us anymore.

  4. Long Dong Black Kong November 11, 2020

    No thanks….. never be the same without Whitney

  5. eric November 11, 2020

    Not smart.

  6. Danny Bey November 11, 2020

    I hope this flops. No Whitney, no film.

  7. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) November 11, 2020

    Whatever… we don’t care…. all the reboots or remakes can suck my light skinned Oreo d

  8. Urg November 11, 2020

    Please no. Whitney is not with us anymore.

    • whyyte n bllackk bitchhezz November 11, 2020

      yes she is with us ,

      i understand yall are hurt about what happen to whitney being killed but she is with us this is what she would want

  9. WHAT WOULD WHITNEY DOOOOO November 11, 2020

    will wesley snipes be there ….lela , angela,…the whole cast i cant wait to see how they are gonna work whitney into the film even thou she is dead….oh my gawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwd they should hvae been made a part 2

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