Jussie Smollett has a number of balls within the air … on the identical time he is interesting his conviction in his hoax hate crime case, he is additionally directing a brand new film with an enormous star, who simply so occurs to be considered one of his greatest supporters.
Jussie was in his component Thursday in Orange County on the film set for “The Misplaced Vacation,” an upcoming movie starring Vivica A. Fox.
As you see, Jussie and Vivica labored carefully collectively on set … including one other layer to their long-standing working relationship.
Keep in mind … Jussie and Vivica each starred on “Empire” again in 2019 when Jussie was allegedly attacked in Chicago … a declare that police stated turned out to be a hoax and in the end led to the conviction he is now interesting.
If the enchantment fails, Jussie should spend 5 months behind bars. The enchantment has been continued 5 instances, and the court docket stated no extra … the listening to is about for December.
Vivica has staunchly stood by Jussie’s facet all through your entire saga … telling us in 2021 she wanted to work with him once more … and now she’s getting her want.
Jussie had an enormous smile on his face on set, although it is unclear if he is getting in entrance of the digicam for this undertaking or simply directing.
As for his case, Jussie is interesting and his authorized crew is arguing the conviction ought to be overturned as a result of his due course of rights had been violated.
Jussie spent every week behind bars in March 2022, however he was released from jail pending the enchantment.