- DVD COMEDY (POW)
In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Ja Rule, Tim Meadows, Jenifer Lewis, Storm P, Meagan Good, Jonathan Silverman, Farrah Fawcett, Frankie Faison, Eve, Danny Glover, Vincent Pastore, Kevin Phillips, Reg E. Cathey ; special appearance by Queen Latifah.
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2004.
Title from container.
Based on a story by Queen Latifah & Shakim Compere & Darryl "Latee" French.
DVD release of the 2004 motion picture.
Special features: DVD introduction with Jenifer Lewis and Storm P ; Recipe for The cookout featurette - behind-the-scenes flava with the cast ; deleted scenes ; Street ballin' featurette - behind-the-scenes on the neighbor "hood" court ; Gold diggers featurette - actors discuss the grubbers and hangers-on ; family commentary with Jenifer Lewis and Storm P ; What is a good cookout? featurette - the cast share their simple steps to a cookout ; Joyz of cookin' recipes ; trailers.
Todd Anderson's life changes overnight when he signs a $30 million contract with the New Jersey Nets. Determined not to forget where he's from, he throws a cookout for his family and friends from the hood, in his new neighborhood. As old and new friends arrive, a series of mix-ups occur--and things are about to get wild!