That Would Be A Good Look: Tasha Smith Wants To Play Donna Summer In Biopic

September 11, 2012  |  


From The Grio

Actress Tasha Smith currently stars in Tyler Perry’s hit TBS sitcom For Better or Worse. On the show she plays Angela Williams, a character made popular in Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? film and its sequel.

During a recent interview with theGrio’s Chris Witherspoon, Smith talked about how she is a multi-talented entrepreneur with numerous business ventures in the works, including a fragrance, acting workshop, wig line and speaker’s bureau. She revealed that a lot of her inspiration comes from Perry.

“I learn a lot from him and he is so inspirational and has been such a support system with me. He always encourages me to go and do what God called me to do, and to have faith,” Smith said.

The Jumping the Broom star also revealed that her dream role is to play Donna Summer is a movie biopic.

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  • gracie

    I never watched comedy till I saw for better or worse. She is goooooooood!

  • me

    I just hope if this comes to be that Tyler Perry is NOT involved. He was sanitize Donna Summer’s story and gloss over her controversies. That said, I think Tasha would be good in that role.

  • That would make me want to see it… Tasha can make it work.

  • GalaxyEmpress

    That’s a great idea!!! If they cast Halle Berry or Angelina Jolie, I’ll scream!!!!

    • How about Angelina as Diana Ross? lol

      • GalaxyEmpress

        LOL Stooooooooooooop!!! Hell no!! Taraji P. Henson would be good to play Diana Ross…

  • IllyPhilly

    I like it! always wanted to know more about her. She seemed like a big influence on a lot of celebs. Didn’t Selena do a lot of her songs?

  • mrs.j.cole

    they do look alike in a way…