Jessica "Jesse' Brown, estranged from her family for many years, returns home to Atlanta to see her ailing father, a prominent pastor of one of the city's oldest and most respected churches. On his deathbed, Pastor Joseph Brown asks his daughter to take over the church. But how will Jesse's free-spirited nature and somewhat checkered past sit with the powers that be at Mt. Olive Baptist Church? Jesse faces numerous challenges: a teenage son, a jealous sister, an ambitious associate pastor and a blossoming romance with an Islamic man.
Rockmond Dunbar is leaping into the producer and director's chair with the indie drama Pastor Brown.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pastor Brown is a twist on the prodigal son story. Written by Rhonda Freeman-Baraka, the story follows a wayward pastor's daughter, Jesse Brown, as she returns from a life as an exotic dancer to make amends with her family and teen son and eventually lead her father's parish, becoming Pastor Brown.Read More