December 13, 2010 01:00 PM by Shayla Perry
Season 7 finalist of American Idol, Brooke White, is making her acting debut as she stars in the FOX Family Movie Night film, “Change of Plans” alongside Joe Flanigan and Phylicia Rashad. The movie also features a cameo by American Idol judge, Randy Jackson. Keep reading for all the details.
“Change of Plans” is about a woman (played by Brooke White), who finds out that her friend from college has died in a tragic accident, and that she’s been named the legal guardian of her friend’s four children, all of whom were adopted from third-world countries.
Brooke’s character and her husband have to quickly learn how to adjust to life as parents of children who are forced to deal with culture clashes and life in America.
The subject matter may sound heavy, but according to FOX, the movie is not only heartwarming, but humorous.
Brooke White acts in the movie, and of course, she also sings a few songs throughout.
“Brooke has been featured on the soundtrack for two of our other ‘Family Movie Night’ films and we immediately thought of her for the character of Sally Danville, the free-spirited, kind-hearted guitar player,” said the movie’s Executive Producer, Brian Wells. “This was an ideal first acting role for Brooke and we knew from her audition that we made the perfect choice.”
“As a singer-songwriter, I never expected that I would be acting; talk about a ‘Change of Plans’!” said Brooke White of her first acting role. “I love this story, because it is emotionally-driven, yet light-hearted and fun. It also shows us that the family comes in all shapes and sizes and reminds us that sometimes life doesn’t turn out the way we planned; but it can be even better. It’s a great lesson that I learned firsthand!”
Brooke White is also featured in three of the songs on the “Change of Plans” soundtrack, which was produced by American Idol judge, Randy Jackson.
Details on the release of the “Change of Plans” DVD, soundtrack, and bonus pack will be announced in 2011.
“Change of Plans” starring Brooke White premieres January 8th at 8|7c on FOX.
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