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Charles S. Dutton, Tika Sumpter, Mike Epps Join Queen Latifah's Bessie Smith Film

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28:  Comedian Mike Epps attends the Comedy Stage: Mike Epps during the 2013 BET Experience at Club Nokia on June 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Comedian Mike Epps attends the Comedy Stage: Mike Epps during the 2013 BET Experience at Club Nokia on June 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)

Charles S. Dutton, Tika Sumpter, and Mike Epps have joined the cast of ‘Bessie,’ HBO’s film about Bessie Smith, with Queen Latifah starring as the iconic blues singer.

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