It’s a serious issue not just for Black people but America. Essence.com: Now you starred as the lead character and served as the film’s producer . People really identify with this story, a woman who is a workaholic and has to re-evaluate her love life and I love that.
Essence.com: So what else do you and Stormy have in common? M.: Ironically about a year or two after beginning the story, my grandmother was on her deathbed, and I said to myself, . My grandmother passed and I felt compelled to tell this story as a tribute to her and all the old-school mothers who push us in that direction of settling down.
But when grandma lives Stormy fakes an engagement with a hired stripper. Tangi Miller: My friend went to a wedding of a woman I knew in passing.
The lady told her family and friends that she was about to get married.
When Tangi Miller heard the story of a successful acquaintance who planned an elaborate wedding with friends and family but had no future hubby, she was inspired to produce and star in the romantic dramedy, .
caught up with the veteran actress to discuss the film and what single successful woman can do to find and maintain love. Your character Stormy La Rue lies about her getting married to her grandmother on her death bed.
See photos of Keri Russell: US actress Keri Russel poses during a photocall for a TV show 'The Americans' as part of the international MIPCOM audiovisual trade show at the Palais des Festivals, in Cannes, southeastern France, on October 8, 2012.
AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)Actor Keri Russel arrives at the 2008 Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California on February 23, 2008.
My sister married her high school sweetheart and they have three children together and grew together. It’s definitely not for everyone but should be on the mind, on the radar with your dreams. It’s obviously not easy because people aren’t staying together.
In fact, Speedman recalled being a "disaster of a boyfriend" -- and Russell agreed!
WATCH: Keri Russell Has 'Felicity' Reunion at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony, Shares PDA With Matthew Rhys"It was a big deal," the star recalled of Russell's headline-making pixie cut in season two.
"But we were actually dating at the time, and I had been such a disaster of a boyfriend up until then, and I knew I had to put on a good show, and I was going to see her and her new haircut."See photos of Keri Russell and Scott Speedman together: PASADENA, CA - JULY 25: Actor Scott Speedman and actress Keri Russell attend the WB Summer TCA Press Tour All-Star Party on July 25, 1998 at the Twin Palms Restaurant in Pasadena, California.
(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Wire Image) PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 7: Actress Amy Jo Johnson, actor Scott Speedman, actress Keri Russell, actress Tangi Miller and actor Scott Foley attend the WB Television Winter TCA Press Tour All-Star Party on January 7, 1999 at Il Fornaio Restaurant in Pasadena, California.