Taraji P. Henson Gets Her Swirl On In ‘Coffee And Kareem’ [TRAILER]

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Taraji P. Henson Gets Her Swirl On In ‘Coffee And Kareem’ [TRAILER]

The comedy stars Ed Helms and premiers April 3.

Published 2 weeks ago

Written by BET Staff

Taraji P. Henson is one of the hardest working women in Hollywood and rarely seems to take much time off between projects. 

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Fresh off of two films in 2019 (What Men Want and The Best Of Enemies) and her recurring role as Cookie Lyon on Empire, she found time to make a comedy with Ed Helms called Coffee and Kareem.

From Netflix:

While police officer James Coffee (Ed Helms) enjoys his new relationship with Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson), her beloved 12-year-old son Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) plots their break-up. Attempting to scare away his mom’s boyfriend for good, Kareem tries to hire criminal fugitives to take him out but accidentally exposes a secret network of criminal activity, making his family its latest target. To protect Vanessa, Kareem teams up with Coffee — the partner he never wanted — for a dangerous chase across Detroit.

Coffee and Kareem also stars RonReaco Lee and David Alan Grier.

Taraji was excited for the trailer’s release, knowing that her fans at home could use a distraction.

“Woooooohoooooo here is something to lighten the mood!” she Tweeted. “I think WE could ALL use some LOL’S,LMAO, Lls, Rotflmao, and LMMFAOOOOOO’s right about NOW @Netflix #Coffee&Kareem April 3 w/ ⁦me ⁦@edhelms #"

Photo Credit: Justina Mintz /Netflix

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