Urban Product Guide Roundup: 'Suddenly Single,' 'Think Like a Man' and More25 Jun, 2012 By: Ashley Ratcliff
■ ENTERTAINMENT ONE July 17 sends out Bill Bellamy: Crazy, Sexy, Dirty (DVD $14.98), an hour-long stand-up special featuring the comedian engaging the audience on such topics as sex chat rooms, Jay-Z and Beyonce, and more. Due Aug. 28 is Redemption of a Dog (DVD $14.98), with Tony Rock, Lynn Whitfield, Tamera Mowry, Melyssa Ford and Faun A. Chambers. Out Sept. 18 is stand-up special Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse (DVD $1998).
■ IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT July 3 releases The American Dream (DVD $14.98), in which two best friends enlist in the Marines for a brighter future than what their home offers. Arriving Sept. 4 (prebook Aug. 7) is Suddenly Single (DVD $14.98), a stage play from prolific playwright David E. Talbert and starring Garcelle Beauvais (“The Jamie Foxx Show”) and Isaiah Washington (“Grey’s Anatomy”), in which a woman has to face being single after 17 years of marriage.
■ LIONSGATE June 26 introduces Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns: Season 6 (three-DVD set $29.98), in which David Mann (Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family) — the 2011 NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series — stars as Mr. Brown, a lovable patriarch just trying to make good on a misguided promise to his late father. Also due June 26 is C’Mon Man (DVD $26.98), with deleted scenes and outtakes. It stars top comedians Tony Rock (“Everybody Hates Chris”), Rodney Perry (Madea’s Big Happy Family) and Faune Chambers Watkins (White Chicks).
■ PHASE 4 FILMS July 24 smokes out Budz House (DVD $29.99), with cast interviews from stars Wesley Jonathan, and comedians Luenell and Faizon Love; a “Backstage at Budz House Comedy Special” sneak peek with comedians Kevin Hart, Chris Spencer, Love and others; music videos; and a trailer.
■ SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT Aug. 28 (prebook July 26) offers Think Like a Man (DVD $30.99, BD $35.99), in which four friends conspire against their women when they discover they have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice — found in his bestselling self-help book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man — against them. It stars Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Taraji P. Henson, Jerry Ferrara, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Terrence J, Romany Malco, Gary Owen, Jenifer Lewis, La La Anthony and Chris Brown. Bonus material includes deleted scenes and a gag reel, with four featurettes exclusive to the Blu-ray.
— Maribel Castañeda contributed to this report