While filming a pivotal scene between Judith and Brice, Lance Gross slammed the door of the truck so hard the window shattered.
It was Bill Cosby who first told Tyler Perry many years ago that he should pay attention to then child actor Jurnee Smollett-Bell.
Tyler Perry wrote the role of Ava specifically for Kim Kardashian.
Lance Gross first worked with Tyler Perry in 'Meet the Browns'.
This is the second time Ella Joyce has played Jurnee Smollett-Bell's mother. The first was the 1999 television movie Selma, Lord, Selma (1999), also filmed in Atlanta.