Author Terry McMillan first garnered national attention for her third novel, Waiting to Exhale, which Forest Whitaker brought to film screens. Now Ms. McMillan recently tweeted the sequel of Waiting to Exhale, ‘Getting Happy,’ should be in theaters by the end of next year. Set to return the unforgettable cast Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon, depicted the different stages of love and life in Waiting to Exhale. The novel ‘Getting Happy’ which the sequel is based on was published last year.

Waiting to Exhale was an box office success, opening at No. 1 in North America and earning over eight-one million dollars worldwide. In addition, the soundtrack which was executive produced by Babyface, had four songs that reached the top ten in Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.