We just discovered the news that comedian, host and actress Whoopi Goldberg is set to star as a ghost, unlike her turn in the film Ghost! Yes, we hear that Goldberg will not only star in the new film, but she will also Executive Produce the new film titled The Christmas Pearl!
The new indie film will be produced by Jeff Kranzdorf, David Belafonte and Julius R. Nasso and exec produced by Goldberg, her producing partner Tom Leonardis and Jeff Sackman.
Production is set to begin in June in New York City and South Carolina with TV director Felix Alcala helming from a script by Anne Rapp, based on the Dorothea Benton Frank novel.
The word is the film will be based around the 93-year-old matriarch of a South Carolina family who has gathered for a tension-filled Christmas at her stately home. When her usual maid is called away, a Christmas miracle presents itself as Pearl, the maid to the matriarch’s grandmother, who comes back to the family as a ghost.
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